Waste charges

Service Description

The district/city charges fees to cover the costs of using the public waste disposal facility.

The expenses to be covered by the waste fee include in particular the costs for

  • collecting, transporting and disposing of waste from households as well as disposal waste from commercial enterprises, other commercial enterprises or public institutions
  • the marketing of recyclable materials
  • waste consulting
  • planning, construction, operation, aftercare, recultivation and renaturation of waste recycling and disposal facilities
  • the formation of reserves for the foreseeable future costs of decommissioning and aftercare at waste recycling and disposal facilities.

The fee scale is intended to create effective incentives for prevention and recycling.

special notes for District-free City Erfurt
  • Processing of new or change requests for household waste / commercial waste similar to household waste, biowaste, paper
  • Processing of new or change requests in case of change of ownership
  • Exemption from the obligation to connect and use the organic waste garbage can (own composting)
  • Change of the number of persons mentioned in the waste fee notice
  • Partial exemption from the personal basic fee for persons registered in Erfurt but predominantly living away from home (e.g. students)
  • Preparation of waste fee notices
  • Waste advice

Contact persons for the services listed above are

  • central telephone number: 0361 655-2810 and
  • Streets A - I: Ms. Schneider, phone 0361 655-2828
  • Streets J - Z: Ms. Welsch, Tel. 0361 655-2827
  • incorporated districts: Ms. Wenig, Tel. 0361 655-2829
  • large housing estates: Mr. Wilczak, Tel. 0361 655-2815
  • Distribution of the green 70 liter waste bags for household waste (fee: 3,00 €/piece)

Contact person for the issue of the green waste bags is

  • Mrs. Schneider Tel. 0361 655-2828

Note on data protection

Please note the information sheet on the collection of personal data in accordance with Art 13 DS GVO in the context of the provision of services.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Abfall

Visiting address
Stauffenbergallee 18
99085 Erfurt

99111 Erfurt
0361 655-2632
0361 655-2609
Opening times
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 18:00 Friday 09:00 - 12:00
Transport connection
1, 5



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Abfall: Antrag auf Befreiung vom Anschluss- und Benutzungszwang Biotonne
Abfall: Antrag auf Teilbefreiung von der personenbezogenen Grund- und Biotonnengebühr
Abfall: Antrag für Hausmüll und Wertstofftonnen für wohnlich genutzte Grundstücke
Abfall: Antrag zur Änderung der im Abfallgebührenbescheid genannten Personenzahl
Abfall: Vollmacht für Bevollmächtigte
Waste: Application for household waste and recycling garbage cans for traders