At the municipal recycling facility (Milieustraat), located at the J.C. De Rijpstraat 11, residents of Leiden can turn in waste. If you are delivering waste you are required to supply a form of ID.
Make an appointment for the municipal recycling facility
You can now make an appointment to come to the municipal recycling facility. This is mandatory from 1 February 2023!
You can choose an appointment of 10 minutes if you come on foot or by bike or of 15 minutes, 30 minutes or 45 minutes if you come by car or van. Choose the right time based on the amount of waste you are bringing.
TIP: sort your waste by waste type before you take it away. This makes it a lot easier for yourself and others on the Milieustraat. See 'Turning in waste' which types of waste you can take to the Milieustraat.
You can identify yourself as a resident of Leiden.
You can turn in a maximum amount of 2.000 kilograms of waste a year.
Use of the the municipal waste facility is for residents only. Waste generated by businesses is to be retrieved by a private waste retrieval company.