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Gimonäs Recyclingcenter

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At Gimonäs Recycling Center the households can submit their bulky waste, garden waste and the hazardous waste at no additional charge. The municipal company, Vakin, owns and operates seven recycling centers in Umeå municipality and one in Vindeln municipality. Gimonäs Recycling Center is the largest and most visited of Vakin’s eight centers, with about 200 000 visitors per year leaving their bulky waste, garden waste and the hazardous waste for recycling. The service is included in the sanitation fee.

The collected materials are transported for reuse, recycling, energy recovery through incineration or landfilling at Dåva landfill and waste facility. Gimonäs and the other seven centers also offer sorting of packaging and newspapers.

Town: Umeå
Find us: Tegelbruksvägen 11
Visiting: All year
Duration: 1 hours
Languages: Swedish & English

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Umeå Vatten och Avfall AB, Cleaner Growth
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Tegelbruksvägen 10 907 42 Umeå

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