Food Waste
Food Waste – NS:1111

Should contain

  • Wet organic waste (food waste).

Should not contain

  • Metallic waste
  • Glass
  • Textiles
  • Wood
  • Garden waste
  • Diapers
  • Other waste materials


Collected in 140- or 240-liters receptacles and emptied by specially designed vehicles. The customer is responsible for keeping the receptacle clean.


Separate collection units, such as cardboard sleeves or crates. Cardboard must be removed before delivery.


Visually quality controlled.


Food waste is converted into raw material for biogas plants or recycled for energy. The residual product is used for soil improvement after heat treatment.


A sorting fee may be charged if the item is not sorted into a homogeneous fraction. If sorting is not possible, the entire delivery can be reclassified.

Referral regulations

Waste Regulation

Did you know that biological materials such as paper towels, coffee filters and tea bags can be sorted as food waste?

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