Help out with the Clean-up Days 2021

Published: 17 August 2021Modified: 17 August 2021

Do you have old items you would like to get rid of? Turn them in for free during the clean-up days (opruimdagen). Items which can still be used will go to the secondhand shops and bulky waste will be disposed of properly. Read where and when the clean-up days are. Will you also take part?

When and where are the clean-up days?

The clean-up days are from 17.00 to 20.00 hrs. Look at the timetable for a clean-up day in your neighbourhood:

Date Street City district
Tuesday, 7 September Jan van Riebeekplein Haagse Hout
Thursday, 9 September Lobelialaan, by the Hoefbladlaan Loosduinen
Tuesday, 14 September Kapitein De Rijkplein Scheveningen
Thursday, 16 September address not yet known Leidschenveen-Ypenburg
Thursday,23 September Jan Luykenlaan Escamp
Tuesday, 28 September Gaslaan 82 Segbroek
Thursday, 30 September Mijtensstraat 181 Centrum
Tuesday, 5 October Goeverneurplein Laak
Man throwing wood in a container

What can you turn in on the clean-up days

  • bulky waste (such as furniture, household items, boards, boxes and large pieces of glass)
  • items for the secondhand shop (kringloop)
  • old bicycles
  • small electrical appliances (appliances with a plug or battery which are not larger than about 50 cm. Examples: mixers, vacuum cleaners, irons, toys, radios and TVs, computers and printers, video players, tools, telephones and chargers, lighting, music, smoke detectors, clocks and watches)
  • domestic chemical waste (such as paint, lamps and batteries)
You cannot get rid of construction and demolition waste during the clean-up days.
Man throwing boards in a container

Have bulky waste collected

Are you unable to take part in the clean-up day in your neighbourhood? Have your bulky waste collected for free. You need to make an appointment. Read more on the page Collection of bulky waste and garden waste.

Secondhand shops

You can also give your old items to many of the secondhand shops in The Hague. They will also pick up your old items from your house for free.

Also see: Separating waste and recycling