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Sorting waste

Do you want to know when your container will be emptied? Use the digital waste calender.

On the website Mijn Afvalwijzer you can find the digital waste calender.

Rules for your container

  • Make sure that your container is placed outside before 8 am.
  • The container has to be placed with the wheels towards the street.
    The lid has to be closed.
  • Containers may weigh max. 60 kilograms. Containers that are too
    heavy will not be emptied.
  • Trash which is placed next to the container, will not be taken away.
    You’ll risk a fine if you do litter.
  • Extra containers for PMD or garden waste is available. Fill in the digital form
  • Is your container broken? Please make an appointment for repair
  • Don’t press the garbage in the container, otherwise it will not be
    emptied completely.

Paper

  • Newspapers
  • Folders
  • Magazines
  • Boxes
  • Letters
  • Envelopes
  • Egg cartons

Not:

– Photo paper
– Laminated paper
– Carbon paper

Plastic packages, Metallic packages and Drink cartons (PMD)

Plastic packages

  • Plastic bags and bottles
  • Plastic packaging of processed meats and cheese etc.
  • Bottles for cleaning-, bath- and shower products
  • Tubs for butter, sauces etc.

Metallic packages

  • Beverage cans and syrup bottles
  • Aluminum bowls
  • Cans for dog- and cat food

Drink cartons

  • Drink carton for juice, milk etc.
  • Beverage cartons
  • Cartons for soup or pasta sauce

Not

– Potato chip bags
– Paint cans
– Aerosols
– Packaging of chemical products
– Styrofoam
– Items of hard plastic (garden chairs, buckets, laundry baskets etc.)

Textiles

Throughout the municipality you’ll find special containers for textiles (clothing,shoes, bags, towels etc.)

Glass

Throughout the municipality you’ll find special containers for glass waste (bottles for wine, beer etc.) and jars.

Organic waste

  • Peelings and scraps from vegetables, fruit and potatoes
  • Residues of cooked food
  • Residues of meat and fish (also shells, fish bones and bones)
  • Peanuts and nuts
  • Egg shells
  • Tea-bags and coffee filters
  • Bread and cheese
  • Small pruning waste, grass, leaves and weed
  • Cut flowers and houseplants
  • Manure from small pets with straw

Regular waste

Regular waste is the waste that remains when we have sorted the other kinds of waste. Regular waste is unsuitable for recycling and it is burned in stead of being re-used.