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. You only pay afvalstoffenheffing (waste disposal charges) if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality. 

Omrin collects your household waste. This company does this on behalf of the municipality. Collecting and processing household waste costs a lot of money. The municipality therefore asks for a contribution in the form of waste collection charge.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Heerenveen

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Last updated on 22 September 2022