Waste management in the Provinces excluding Vienna

The Environment Agency website provides a guide to waste (→ Environment Agency Austria) which also contains information specific to the Federal Provinces (e.g. waste legislation and contact details).

Burgenland

The legal basis for waste management in Burgenland is the Burgenländische Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz. The Burgenland Waste Association (→ BMV)German text is responsible for organising waste management.

More information on waste management, waste separation, etc. in Burgenland can be found on the Province of Burgenland website under waste management in BurgenlandGerman text and from the Burgenland Waste Association (→ BMV)German text. Among other services, the latter provides online services (→ BMV)German text for its customers and a detailed list of waste charges (→ BMV)German text for Burgenland.

Carinthia

The legal basis for waste management in Carinthia is the Kärntner Abfallwirtschaftsordnung.

More information on waste management in Carinthia can be found on the Province of Carinthia website under environment (→ Province of Carinthia)German text.

Lower Austria

The legal basis for waste management in Lower Austria is the Niederösterreichische Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz. The Lower Austrian Waste Associations (→ Lower Austria Environmental Associations)German text are responsible for waste management and recycling.

Further information on waste management in Lower Austria can be found on the Province of Lower Austria website under environment and waste (→ Province of Lower Austria)German text and from the Lower Austrian Waste Associations (→ Lower Austria Environmental Associations)German text. There are also tips on waste prevention.

Upper Austria

The legal basis for waste management in Upper Austria is the Oberösterreichische Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz.

More information on waste management in Upper Austria can be found on the Province of Upper Austria website under wasteGerman text or from the Upper Austria Waste AssociationGerman text.

Salzburg

The basis for waste management in Salzburg is the Salzburger Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz.

More information can be found on the Province of Salzburg website under waste management in SalzburgGerman text.

Styria

The legal basis for waste management in Styria is the Steiermärkische Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz.

More information on waste management, refuse sorting, etc. in Styria can be found on Province of Styria website under waste and material flow managementGerman text. There you can find a recycling exchangeGerman text and information material on wasteGerman text.

Tyrol

The legal basis for waste management in Tyrol is the Tiroler Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz.

The latest information on waste management in Tyrol can be found on the 'Clean TyroGerman text' website. That site also offers studies and brochuresGerman text on waste-related topics for download..

Vorarlberg

The legal basis for waste management in Vorarlberg is the Vorarlberger Landes-AbfallwirtschaftsgesetzGerman text.

More information on waste management in Vorarlberg can be found on the Province of Vorarlberg website under waste management in VorarlbergGerman text. You can also find tips for preventing wasteGerman text.

Translated by the European Commission
Last update: 22 January 2021

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