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large-capacity container


Monday to Saturday


large-capacity containers

Other types of collection

Recycling Centre

What can be disposed of?


Construction waste must be sorted into the following types:

  • rubble: stones, paving slabs, flagstones, bricks, roof tiles, earthenware, porcelain, ceramics, WCs, shower trays, sinks, floor tiles, earth, gravel, sand, rocks
  • plaster: gypsum, lime, plasterboard, composite plasterboard
  • hollow-core concrete: blocks and slabs (aerated concrete, autoclaved concrete sold under the brand names Ytong, Thermopierre, Hebel, Multipor, Xella, etc.)
  • plate glass: window panes, glass bricks, mirrors, wire glass, safety glass
  • Plexiglass
  • insulation materials: boards, preformed polystyrene components and chips (Styropor®), glass wool and mineral wool, polyurethane foam (only clean insulating materials can be recycled)
  • cladding: flat or profiled Eternit® sheets, other materials containing asbestos (materials containing asbestos must be wrapped in plastic film for transportation. To protect your health, do not break or cut materials containing asbestos)
  • roofing materials
  • PVC waste: cable sheaths, cable ducts, roller shutters, ceiling cladding
  • scrap metal: bathtubs, gutters, radiators, door frames, oil tanks, wheelbarrows, saucepans, old tools
  • old wood: construction and demolition timber, door and window frames, floorboards, beams, pallets, crates, wooden furniture
  • bulky items: carpets, plastic floor coverings, Heraklith, Skobalith, awnings, skirting boards
  • chemical products: paint, glue, detergents, etc.
Not accepted
  • mixed waste
  • household waste
  • soiled insulation materials

Collection type

Main collection method

Other collection methods

The maximum volume of waste accepted by the Recycling Centre is 1 m3.

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