Taking your rubbish to a waste depot

Bring your bulky waste, garden waste and construction and demolition waste to a waste depot in The Hague. Most types of waste are accepted free of charge. You can take reusable goods to a charity shop (kringloopwinkel).

You can take your rubbish to 1 of the 3 waste depots. Are you unable to bring your bulky waste or garden waste there yourself? Make an appointment to arrange the free Begin link: collection of bulky waste, end link. . For construction and demolition waste you can pay a fee to have it collected. You need to make a Begin link: separate appointment, end link.  for this.

You can bring your bulky waste, garden waste and construction and demolition waste to one of the waste depots. They are open from Monday to Saturday from 8.30 to 17.00 hrs.

Take your Afvalpas in order to enter the waste depots. Read more about the Begin link: Afvalpas, end link. .

Waste depots closed earlier on Saturday, 8 June

On Saturday, 9 June the waste depots close at 16.00 hrs. This is because of the 25-year anniversary of the Haagse Milieu Services.

Below you can see:

  • where you can bring certain types of waste
  • which waste you need to pay for
Type of waste Plutostraat Uitenhagestraat De Werf Fees
asbestos yes no no
batteries yes yes yes
bulky household waste (grofvuil) yes yes yes
car tires with wheels (maximum of 4) yes yes yes
domestic chemical waste (KCA) (maximum 25 kg per time) yes yes yes
door/window frames yes yes yes € 1.65 for 25 litres
earth, soil and sand yes no no € 1.65 for 25 litres
electric and electronic appliances yes yes yes
(frying) oil and oil in sealed packaging yes yes yes
garden timber edging yes no no € 1.65 for 25 litres
garden waste, such as trimmings and branches yes no no
gas canisters, gas tanks, laughing gas cylinders, fire extinguishers and other pressurised containers yes no yes
glass, glass plates/mirrors yes yes yes
gravel yes yes yes € 1.65 for 25 litres
horse manure yes no no
iron and other metals yes yes yes
organic waste (GFT), small amounts yes no no
mattresses yes no yes
paper yes yes yes
plasterboard yes yes yes € 1.65 for 25 litres
plastic (hard) and other plastic yes yes yes
roofing, such as roof tiles and asphalt yes no no € 1.65 for 25 litres
styrofoam yes no yes
turf/sod yes no no € 1.65 for 25 litres
windows, wired glass yes yes yes € 1.65 for 25 litres
wood, all types yes yes yes
The staff at the waste depots will help you put your bulky waste in the correct container. Bulky waste will be sorted by type, such as wood, stone and iron. This makes it possible to reuse or recycle valuable materials and to process harmful materials.

Construction and demolition waste

Read where you can drop off construction and demolition waste and what the fees are on the page Begin link: Removal of construction and demolition waste, end link. .

Company waste

Companies may not drop off their rubbish at a waste depot. Contract an authorised waste management company to collect your company waste. You will find more information on the page Begin link: Waste removal for companies, end link. .

Reusable goods

Reusable goods can be taken to a recycled goods shop (kringloopwinkel). For example, functioning televisions, clothing or furniture. Some charity shops have a collection service. Look at Begin external link: allekringloopwinkels.nl(External link), end external link.. Or have the items repaired, for example at a Begin external link: repair café(External link), end external link..

  • Binckhorst waste depot
    Plutostraat 1
    2516 AL The Hague
  • Centrum waste depot
    Uitenhagestraat 4
    2571 VV The Hague
  • Loosduinen waste depot
    De Werf 13
    2544 EH The Hague

The 3 waste depots are open Monday to Saturday from 8.30 to 17.00 hrs. On public holidays they are closed or have shorter hours of operation.

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