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Posted by admin on 13 January 2016
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As everywhere in Belgium and Europe, in Leuven also, waste needs to be sorted.

For the sorting of waste in Leuven there are several rules, please check them and follow them. 
Anyone who does not follow these rules is liable to be prosecuted for “dumping waste ”. 

Garbage Segregation

You can find all information about  how to seggregate your waste correctly here.

Complete overvieuw: http://www.kuleuven.be/english/studentservices/advisorsresidential/wastecalendar

Rubbish bags should only be put outside:

  • on the correct day : see calendar
  • in the correct place: Stored in front of the building but in such a way that it is not blocking entrance to garage or main entrance
  • in the correct way: seggregated correctly in the official waste bags.

Make sure you use the right type of bag for the different sorts of rubbish. 

This page indicates all places where you can buy  waste bags.

Glass

There is a glass container in the corner of Sint-Jacobsplein opposite the building.
Or you can check the full list of glass containers in Leuven here

Garbage calendar

Check the calendar for garbage collection in your area.

Garbage App

There is an app that helps you with remembering the dates for garbage collection, check it here.

Like to read more about ‘Waste in Leuven”? 

http://www.ecowerf.be/

https://www.fostplus.be/

http://www.leuven.be/leven/huisvuil-milieu/afval/

http://www.thevoiceleuven.be/waste-not-want-not-recycling-network/