Municipal waste

Municipal waste is waste from households, waste generated by cleaning public and traffic areas, waste similar to waste from households which is produced in companies, institutions and service providers.

 

Taxpayers are required to place the waste bins or trash bags in front of their houses/buildings, or at waste disposal access points, on particular days, according to the plan of waste collection – by 7.00 o’clock in the morning, or until the 6.00 o’clock in the summer months (June 1 – August 31).

 

Waste is stored in standardized plastic containers on wheels, made according to EN 840 (container capacity 80, 120, 240 or 360 liters) and DIN 30700 (container capacity 1,100 liters) – this label must be printed on the container) or in plastic bags.

 

It is forbidden to dispose the following types of waste in bins: construction waste and soil, liquid substances, embers, glass, animal carcasses, basement, loft and yard trash in larger quantities, packaging waste (paper, cardboard, PET, glass, and metal containers), green waste and dangerous waste (motor oil containers, cement boards, pesticides packaging, paints and varnishes, etc.).