Glass waste is not collected from your home. There are bottle banks in the streets, where you can deposit transparent glass bottles, jars and flasks.
Find a bottle bank near you
When can you take glass to a bottle bank?
You can take glass to a bottle bank between 7 am and 7 pm (not on Sundays and public holidays).
How to deposit glass bottles
- Completely empty
- No lids or caps
- Sorted according to colour
Don’t leave anything behind around the bottle bank. Illegal dumping is punishable.
What about other glass waste?
- Glass sheets (e.g. mirrors and window panes)
To the recycling centre (against payment)
- Light bulbs
To the recycling centre (small hazardous waste (SHW), free of charge)
- Medicine bottles
To the recycling centre (small hazardous waste (SHW), free of charge) or to the pharmacist (free of charge)
- Heat resistant glass (e.g. baking dish, Pyrex dishes and baking trays, opal glass and crystal)
To the recycling centre (reusable goods or bulky refuse, against payment).