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Waste treatment plants in Tallinn

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Opening hours of waste treatment plants

Four waste treatment plants and one collection point on Aegna island are currently open in Tallinn (map). From 1 November 2022, waste treatment plants will be open as follows: 

 Name MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
Pääsküla waste treatment plant
 Raba tn 40
2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 10am to 3pm 10am to 3pm
Rahumäe waste treatment plant
 Rahumäe tee 5a
2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 10am to 3pm 10am to 3pm
Pärnamäe waste treatment plant
Ristaia tee 8

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2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 10am to 3pm 10am to 3pm
Paljassaare waste treatment plant
 Paljassaare põik 5
2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 2pm to 7pm 10am to 3pm 10am to 3pm
Aegna waste treatment plant
 
Tagamaa tee 1
- - - - - 10am to 11am -


PLEASE NOTE! On public holidays, waste treatment plants and the collection point on the island are closed!
Public holidays: 1 January 2023; 24 February 2023; 7 April 2023; 9 April 2023; 1 May 2023; 28 May 2023; 23 and 24 June 2023; 20 August 2023; 24 to 26 December 2023.


Price list

The following types of waste are accepted in Tallinn's waste treatment plants: 
Waste type Unit Tallinn resident, price with VAT Company (legal person), non-Tallinn resident, price with VAT
Concrete €20 €30
Bricks €20 €30
Ceramics €20 €30
Biodegradable garden waste up to 0.6 m3 free €30
Biodegradable garden waste over 0.6 m3 €20 €30
Branches up to 0.6 m3 free €30
Branches over 0.6 m3 €20 €30
Tar paper €40 €40
Construction and demolition waste €40 €40
Electronics* pc free free
Refrigerators (non-complex) pc €15 €15
Clothes and shoes free free
Reusable items* free free
Window glass €30 €30
Plastic waste free €30
Styrofoam free free
Metal free free
Paper and cardboard free free
Glass packaging free free
Cardboard and paper packaging free free
Plastic and metal packaging, beverage carton* free free
Soil and rocks €25 €30
Unusable clothes and shoes €10 €30
Bulky waste €10 €30
Treated wood €30 €30
Untreated wood free free
Old tyres pc free free
Paint, glue, solvent and varnish in a package of up to 20 kg kg free €10
Asbestos cement containing asbestos €40 €60
Syringes up to 2 kg kg free €5
Expired medicines up to 2 kg* kg free €5
Fluorescent lamps up to 2 kg kg free free
Oil waste up to 20 kg kg free €10
Waste containing mercury up to 2 kg kg free Not accepted
Oil filters up to 20 kg kg free €10
Contaminated packaging up to 20 kg kg free €10
Plant protection pesticides up to 20 kg kg free €10
Batteries kg free free
Cooking oil and grease up to 20 kg kg free €10
Fire extinguishers (up to two) pc free free
* Packaging waste can also be handed over at public packaging waste points.
* The usable condition of the furniture is decided by the waste treatment plant operator. Furniture in very good condition that can still be used by someone else is recognised as usable. 
* Electronics can also be handed over at
sales points
* Old medicine can be handed over at all pharmacies.


The delivery of waste is free of charge for residents of the city of Tallinn (all city waste treatment plants, Saue municipality (Pääsküla waste treatment plant), Kiili municipality (Rahumäe and Pääsküla waste treatment plants), Viimsi municipality (Pärnamäe treatment plant).

In order to apply the reduced prices, the operator of the waste treatment plant must be able to confirm the place of residence of the waste manager to the accuracy of the local government unit. 
Personal data is processed only with the consent of the waste manager. If the waste manager wants to hand over the waste for reduced prices, they must present their ID card to the operator of the waste treatment plant (the presentation of identity cards of other persons is prohibited). If the waste manager does not consent to the processing of personal data, they may hand over waste based on the price list for non-Tallinn residents. By giving the ID card to the operator of the waste treatment plant for confirming their place of residence, the waste manager gives their consent to the processing of personal data for the above-mentioned purpose. The use of identity cards of other persons is prohibited!

  • The free service does not apply to companies and residents of other municipalities (except municipalities with co-operation agreements)!
  • In case of quantitative restrictions, waste can be handed over for free once a day.

Information signs have been installed at the entrance and territory of the waste treatment plant. Bins at the waste station are labelled according to the type of waste to be collected. The waste treatment plant has self-service. An employee of the waste treatment plant assists and guides residents in handing over waste and, upon the customer's request, issues a statement on the types and quantities of waste received. You can pay with cash and bank card at waste treatment plants.

Detailed price lists:

LEAVING WASTE BEHIND THE GATE OF THE WASTE TREATMENT PLANT IS PROHIBITED!
For up-to-date information, see www.jaatmejaam.ee and www.facebook.com/JaatmejaamWaste treatment plants’ information line: +372 616 4000 (MONDAY to THURSDAY 8:15am to 5pm, FRIDAY 8:15am to 3:45pm). Please submit suggestions and comments to the e-mail addresses info@jaatmejam.ee and  jaatmed@tallinnlv.ee


Locations of waste treatment plants on the map

Select a point on the map for more information.

Description of the service: Collection of reusable waste

Last modified 02.11.2023