Garbage & Recycling

Information on the collection of household waste at houses (apartment buildings excluded).

Waste chart and collection dates

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

Kerbside collection

  • Plastic packaging materials, cans, liquid containers and drink cartons (PMD-bags). PMD-bags are available free of charge from supermarkets and the city hall.
  • Food and garden waste: green wheelie bin
  • Household waste: grey wheelie bin
  • Paper: blue wheelie bin

You can find out your waste collection days on the page Afvalkalender. 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 take care of yourself:

  • Hazardous waste (chemokar or recycling station 'milieustraat')
  • Used goods (Recycling centre Kringloop de Kempen)
  • Glass bottles and jars (glass containers)
  • Bulky waste, construction and demolition waste (milieustraat)
  • Nappies and incontinence materials (containers, scroll down for locations)
  • Clothes and textile (containers): to find out the locations of textile containers you can contact the Pastoor Vekemansfonds: call 040 - 253 35 51

Where to find containers for nappies and incontinence materials

  • Cobbeek/Centrum: car park Repel
  • D'Ekker: at the corner of Handwijzer and Burg. van Hoofflaan
  • Heikant/De Kelen: at the corner of Dommelshei and Binnenhei (shopping centre)
  • 't Look: Klokkenmaker (shopping centre)
  • Meerveldhoven: at the corner of Kapelstraat-Zuid and Schoolstraat
  • Oerle: Nieuwe Kerkstraat
  • Polders: Citadel/Poterne
  • Veldhoven-Dorp: De Plaatse
  • Zeelst: at the corner of Blaarthemseweg and Broekweg
  • Zonderwijk: Mira (shopping centre)

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 https://www.milieucentraal.nl/in-en-om-het-huis/ongediertebestrijding.

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