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Public waste containers


Other types of collection

Recycling Centre

What can be disposed of?

Batteries contain various amounts of environmentally toxic substances: mercury, manganese, cadmium, lead, nickel and zinc. Throwing batteries away with your household waste could lead to these substances being released into the environment during incineration.

This is why the Service Hygiène has installed a special container for used batteries at every public recycling collection point. The batteries are collected are processed in an environmentally-friendly way by SUPERDRECKSKËSCHT, which has also installed used battery collection points in many schools, offices of public administrations, businesses and specialist stores.


Portable batteries and accumulators:

  • AAAA
  • AAA
  • AA
  • 9V
  • mobile phone batteries
  • button cell watch batteries
Not accepted

damaged lithium batteries

Batteries that are too big to be put in collection bins, as well as damaged lithium batteries, can be taken to the recycling centre.

Collection type

Talking trash: what goes where

Not sure what bin to use? Need help figuring out where to put something specific?
Check out our guide: Recycling A to Z.

the department

Contact details

48, route d'Arlon
L-1140 Luxembourg

Opening hours


from 8:00 to 16:00

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