Paying the waste collection charge

You must pay the waste collection charge (afvalstoffenheffing) for the collection and processing of your household waste. The waste collection charge is part of the municipal taxes (gemeentelijke belastingen) and is billed by your municipality.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Paying the waste collection charge

Please note that you will only have to pay afvalstoffenheffing (waste disposal charges) if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality.

You will have to pay the following waste disposal charges in the municipality of Doetinchem:

Flat + variable rate

You will have to pay a flat rate and a variable rate.

Flat rate

You have to pay a flate rate based on the number of people in your household:

Household type2023
One person household€ 244,80
Multiple people household€ 278,40

Variable rate

You will also have to pay a variable rate. This payment depends on the number of times you throw out waste or have it picked up, or how many kilos of waste. The more often or the higher the amount you dispose of, the higher the variable rate.

Costs per emptying

Container typeAmount per container offering or bag
Small gray container for residual waste (140 liter)€ 5,-
Large gray container for residual waste (240 liter)€ 10,-
Bag of residual waste in an underground container (60 liter)€ 2,-

Costs of an extra container

Extra containerRate
an extra residualcontainer (gray)€ 151,20
an extra GFT container (green)€ 39,60
an extra paper container (blue)€ 39,60
an extra PBD container (orange)€ 39,60

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Doetinchem

Last updated on 22 September 2022