Municipal recycling facility

At the municipal recycling facility (Milieustraat), located at the J.C. De Rijpstraat 11, residents of Leiden can turn in waste without an appointment. If you are delivering waste you are required to supply a form of ID.


  • 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.

Turning in waste

The municipal recycling facility processes almost any type of waste. For delivery instructions for specific types of waste, see below.