Garbage & Recycling

Information about the collection of household waste at houses (excluding apartment buildings).

Waste chart and collection dates

  • Download the waste chart (PDF, 1.3 MB) for more information about the collection of household waste
  • Collection dates: on the page Afvalkalender (Dutch) you can enter your postal code and house number for collection dates. You can print or save an annual overview of collection dates.

Door to door collection

  • Plastic packaging materials, cans, liquid containers and drink cartons: PMD-bags. These bags are available free of charge from supermarkets and the city hall. You can hang the PMD-bags at collection day at a 'crownring' (in Dutch: kroonring). These rings are fixed to (lamp)posts in your street at regular intervals. 
  • Food and garden waste: green wheelie bin of grey wheelie bin with green lid
  • Household waste: grey wheelie bin with grey lid
  • Paper: blue wheelie bin of grey wheelie bin with blue lid

You can find out your waste collection days on the page Afvalkalender (Dutch). Please put your bins out by 7:30am on your collection day, and no earlier than 8pm the night before. PMD-bags you put out on collection day before 7:30am.

Recycling containers and milieustraat

Items that are not collected and that you have to dispose of yourself:

Where to find glass recycling containers 

Glass recycling in Veldhoven

What is actually happening with glass that you have thrown into the glass recycling station? Watch the film about glass recycling in Veldhoven.

Where to find containers for nappies and incontinence materials

Company waste

The municipality does not collect commercial or business waste. Companies are obliged to take care of their waste collection themselves. You can contact a company waste collection service to make arrangements.

Pest control

To prevent pests from getting into your house it is important to keep your house and property well maintained. Did pests get into your house? You can often get rid of them without using poison. You can find more information on

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