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Hazardous waste

All sorting stations and waste treatment centres accept up to 50 kg/l of hazardous waste from households without any charges. Hazardous wastes are e.g.

  • Paints, varnishes, glues, solvents
  • Oils, oily waste, automotive fluids
  • Chemicals with hazard symbol
  • Accumulators and batteries (can also be returned to shops)
  • Medicines, thermometers containing mercury (can also be returned
    to pharmacies)
  • Disposable gas bottles (non-disposable gas bottles to be returned to the seller)
  • Fireworks, weapons and cartridges: please contact the police

Keep different hazardous wastes separately from one another. Store in original packaging or mark the contents of the container. Outdated medicines can be returned to a pharmacy, and used batteries can be returned to the store.

What happens to the waste:

Hazardous waste is treated at treatment plants so that it is non-hazardous. After treatment, it becomes a source of raw material, heat and electricity.

Reception fee:

Free of charge for household up to 50 kg/l.

Waste reception:

Recycling centre, Waste treatment centre, Sorting station

Write your address to see the nearest recycling points