SER-tuottajayhteisö ry SERTY

Pasilanraitio 9 B (7th floor)
00240 Helsinki

+358 9 4282 7770 (call center)

Register of associations number 180.805

Business ID 1611784-4


Arto Puumalainen
Managing Director
+358 50 438 2635
arto.puumalainen [at]


Ilona Kytö
+358 50 494 3684
ilona.kyto [at]

New life for old household appliances

SER-tuottajayhteisö ry

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 Some stores selling electric and electronic appliances has begun to receive used appliances starting 1st of May 2013.


17.12.2014   Season's Greetings!

Warmest wishes to all our members and co-operators! SERTY office will be closed from 1 to 11 Jan 2015.

15.07.2014   The new law and Government Decree take effect

An amendment to the new Waste Act and Government Decree on the producer responsibility for electric and electronic equipment as well as batteries and accumulators shall take effect on 15 July 2014.

14.01.2014   Members of SERTY: WEEE fees will be based on weight

SERTY’s recycling fee system for electric and electronic equipment is to be revised completely as of 1 April 2014.

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