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What to do with broken porcelain plates?

Should I dump them into glass recycle container or just trash them into a regular bin bag?

If it's into a recycle container, which one exactly? (white, green or brown glass?)

If it's into a normal bin bag, should I leave a note saying there are shape objects inside?
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Old 17.07.2015, 00:20
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

How much do you have to throw away?

They normally go in the building material container, along with old bricks, tilew, concrete, etc. You would have to your community depot to find one. Normally accepted free of charge.
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

Our commune has an ecopoint/dechetterie where there is a big bin especially for broken ceramic and porcelain. http://www.ecublens.ch/images/storie...echetterie.pdf

Perhaps you can check whether your commune has something similar?
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

There are just a couple of the broken plates.

I will check it out where the community depot is. Thanks for the info
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

Well, it's not glass is it!

Wrap in newspaper and put it in the bin!
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

Put in your normal waste bag along with your everyday household waste. No need to place a note. That's what I do.

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Subject to your situation, it may be useful to wrap the shards with paper, in order to keep them from cutting the bag open. I usually do that with anything that results in shards that I decide to dispose of via ordinary waste bag.

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"My" community has no particular procedures for ceramics. Even if yours did, the above would not cause the end of the world.
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

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Well, it's not glass is it!

Wrap in newspaper and put it in the bin!
They are broken plates made of porcelain. So I could just wrap and trash them into normal bin?
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They are broken plates made of porcelain. So I could just wrap and trash them into normal bin?
Yes, for a couple of pieces, I would. Break them up to smaller pieces to avoid anyone getting hurt, if you'd like.
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

If you (or anyone) is inclined towards the recycling route:
http://recycling-map.ch/en/map/
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

Put it in a box with a gift wrap and call it "puzzle".
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

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Should I dump them into glass recycle container
NEVER (it'll screw up the glass).

Normal trash.

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How much do you have to throw away?

They normally go in the building material container, along with old bricks, tilew, concrete, etc. You would have to your community depot to find one. Normally accepted free of charge.
Definitely not free of charge at the depots I know of near us.
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

I also place it in a regular trash bag. Nowever, I heard that there are Technische centrum in certain communities which accept that kind of trash. Try to check the calendar.
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

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Definitely not free of charge at the depots I know of near us.
But definitely is at my local one.
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

Wrap them in a couple of sheets of paper, then bang with a big hammer or stone, into as fine particular pieces as possible.
Then sprinkle the particles in a continuous line around any growing vegetation that you don't want slugs and snails to eat.
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Re: What to do with broken porcelain plates?

Make something new! Mozaik table, maybe. Something like this http://cdn-nus-4.pinme.ru/pin-upload...b51bc429_b.jpg
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