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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 Zaanstad: Paying the waste collection charge

You pay the waste disposal charges, because the municipality is obliged to collect household waste for the plot (home, mobile home, houseboat, caravan) that you are using.

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

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Zaanstad

Last updated on 22 September 2022