SalmtalSpangdahlem Air Base
Battery collection point
Am Orschbach 1
Monday - Saturday: 8.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Bulk waste is collected upon request.
It includes waste wood, electrical appliances, and metal parts.
Each household registered for waste disposal has the opportunity to have bulk waste picked up up to 6 times a year (up to 5 cubic meters per pickup).
Please place the bulk waste on the curb before 6 a.m. on the collection day but not before the day prior 6 p.m.
Contact information for requests
Phone: 0651 9491414
In Salmtal, garbage is collected on Mondays.
Non-recyclable waste ("Restmüll"; black can) is picked up every other week.
Recyclable materials ("Gelber Sack"; yellow bags) and paper waste ("Altpapier"; blue can) are collected every 4 weeks, alternating with the non-recyclable waste. Please place the can for paper waste at the curb before 6 a.m. on the collection day.
Please check the waste collection schedule to find out the specific dates for the collection of the different kinds of waste.
You can dump organic waste that cannot be composted in your garden at:
Landfill in Sehlem
Am Orschbach 1, 54518 Sehlem
Phone: 0651 9491414
To ensure high-quality compost, it is essential that the collection point is not contaminated by other waste.
What you may dump:
- clippings of trees and hedges, trunks and root stocks without soil with a max. diameter of 40 cm
- grass clippings
- plant parts
What you may NOT dump:
- biodegradable waste such as fruit, vegetables, food leftovers
- construction waste
- grave decorations
- non-recyclable waste
- pet litter
- root stocks and hedges exceeding 40 cm diameter
- straw and hay
- timber and furniture wood
- used clothes
- wooden fences
Locations in Salmtal
Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
It is not permitted to discard glass at other times. Particularly not on Sundays or German holidays!
Please put glass without lids, screw caps or corks, separated by color into the designated containers. Dumping glass, paper or other waste on or near the containers is prohibited and will be penalized as an administrative offense!
What goes in the glass container
Clean and empty non-returnable glass bottles, flasks and jars
Glass of other colors: Please put glass that isn’t white, brown or green into the container for green glass.
What does NOT go in the glass container
chinaware, stoneware, glass panels/window panes, light bulbs, leaded glass, vases, heat-resistant glass
Collection point and dates
Hazardous waste includes everything that is harmful for humans, animals or the environment. For reasons of public safety it is not collected together with other waste.
Hazardous waste may under no circumstance be disposed of in household garbage cans or toilets.
Private households can take small amounts of hazardous waste free of charge to the landfill in Sehlem every Wednesday 8 am - 4 pm.
What can be taken to the hazardous waste truck
Paints and varnishes, all types of batteries, medicine without packaging, pesticides and wood preservers, leaches, acids, diluents, other toxins and hazardous substances and chemicals.
Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone: 0651 94912510 or 0651 94912511