Biodegradable waste (GFT) container or sticker

Bulky refuse can be collected from your home (against payment). You can ask the municipal services to do this.

Biodegradable waste (GFT) collection in the city centre
Do you live in the city centre? In that case you don’t need a GFT container or sticker. We collect the biodegradable waste in green compostable bags.

Biodegradable waste (GFT) sticker


  • In January each time you need a new sticker for that year.
  • The container must have a valid sticker on it before 1 March.

Quantity and price

  • Grey 240-litres container: 2 stickers of € 50
  • Green 120-litres container: 1 sticker of € 50
  • Green 40-litres container: 1 sticker of € 20

Discount if you have recently moved

Have you recently moved to Leuven or moved from the center to a Leuven borough? If you buy a gft sticker after 31 March in the year of your move, you pay less:

  • 1 April to 30 June
    You pay 75% of the price.
  • 1 July to 30 September
    You pay 50% of the price.
  • 1 October 1 to 31 December
    You pay 25% of the price.

For sale

You can buy the sticker for 2023 until 31 December 2023 in the city office (no appointment needed).

Biodegradable waste (GFT) container

  • Formats
    • 40 litres (green)
    • 120 litres (green)
    • 240 litres (grey)
  • Price
  • Pick up
    You can come pick up the container by the city's Public Works/Sanitation.
  • Replace
    Is your container broken or do you want a different size? Then you can replace the container for free at the city's Public Works/Sanitation.

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