Waste management in Vienna

General information

Initial order of waste containers

For the initial provision of waste containers or the inclusion of properties in regular waste collection by the City of Vienna, a written request from the owner of the house or his/her authorised representative (house administration) is sufficient. This must state:

  • the address
  • the land register entry number
  • the number of units rented

Reduction or increase in the number of waste containers

To reduce the number of waste containers or order additional ones, a written request from the owner or the house administration is required.

Competent authority

Municipal Department 48 (→ Municipal Department 48)German text

Costs and fees

The charges depend on the quantity of waste and the frequency of collection (see link below).

Further information

Further links

Legal basis

Wiener Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz

Translated by the European Commission
Last update: 22 January 2021

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