Household waste has to be sorted in Estonia. Residents should at least separate the following items from other waste:
Larger apartment houses have recycling containers by the buildings. Smaller households, which have only the everyday waste pins by the house, bring their sorted items to the city collection points, which are located in every part of the city and also by the grocery stores or bigger shopping centres. It is possible to order a packaging container for your house in some parts of Tartu for free.
Environmental stations are located at:
You can bring furniture and household appliances free of charge, but will have to pay for specific types of garbage like toilets, sinks, window panes, etc. The environmental station located at Jaama 72c accepts up to eight used car tires free of charge from private individuals. If they wish, people may also take discarded furniture from the centre for their own use.