At a glance






blue bins and containers

Other types of collection

  • Public waste containers
  • Recycling Centre
  • Bulk collection on demand
  • large-capacity container

What goes in the container

Waste paper is an important raw material. To ensure effective recovery and recycling, the paper and cardboard collected must be clean.


newspapers, magazines, catalogues, books, notebooks, pieces of cardboard, prospectuses, calendars, etc.

Not accepted

wallpaper, milk or fruit juice cartons, soiled paper, waxed or laminated paper, carbon paper, document files, paper plates, diapers, toilet paper, parchment, tracing paper, etc.

Want to know where to dispose of these items? Check out our guide: Recycling A–Z. .

Did you know?

Recycling one tonne of paper/cardboard saves:

  • 1.3 tonnes of timber
  • the amount of energy consumed by one person in one year
  • the amount of water consumed by one person in two months

Collection type

Main collection method

Other collection methods

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