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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.

Municipality of Dordrecht: Paying the waste collection charge

You pay a waste levy every year. This way you contribute to the costs of collecting and processing your household waste. You will usually receive an assessment at the end of February via or by post. You can also view your assessment online at the Digital Tax Desk.

  • if you move to another municipality, you will pay waste collection charges to the municipality of Dordrecht up to and including the month in which you move. You will be refunded the overpaid money
  • companies and shops do not pay a waste levy. They themselves enter into a contract with a waste collection company. Companies that do not do so pay cleaning fees to the municipality

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Dordrecht

Last updated on 22 September 2022