SER-tuottajayhteisö ry SERTY
Pasilanraitio 9 B (7th floor)
+358 9 4282 7770 (call center)
Register of associations number 180.805
Business ID 1611784-4
+358 50 438 2635
arto.puumalainen [at] serty.fi
(on maternity leave until 20 May 2014)
+358 50 494 3684
ilona.kyto [at] serty.fi
New life for old household appliances
The association of electric and electronic equipment manufacturers and importers.
The operations of SERTY and the national recycling of household appliances are based on Finnish legislation: according to the Government Decree on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Valtioneuvoston asetus sähkö- ja elektroniikkalaiteromusta), no. 852 of 2004, the importers and manufacturers of household appliances are responsible for their waste management.
Consumers may return old household appliances at the designated collection points without charge. You can check the nearest collection point in Finland by consulting www.kierratys.info. Some stores selling electric and electronic appliances has begun to receive used appliances starting 1st of May 2013.
24.04.2013 Collection by stores will commence on 1 May 2013
The reception of used electrical equipment by some of the stores will commence on 1 May 2013.
02.01.2013 A fine may be imposed on any company that does not cover its producer responsibility
According to the new Waste Act which will take effect on 1 May 2012, a fine may be imposed on any company that does not cover its producer responsibility.