Garbage Collection and Recycling Schedule
Küsnacht is proud of its reputation as a clean community. Segregated garbage collection and disposal are both environmentally friendly and cost-efficient.
The garbage collection and recycling schedule sets out when and what types of garbage are collected and the locations of both the permanent public collection points, as well as a schedule of the mobile ones. It also explains how specific products and materials can be disposed of correctly.
A list of which products and materials fall under which disposal category can be found under Übersicht Sammlungen und Sammelstellen von A-Z (Overview of collections and public collection points from A-Z).
Prepaid tax stickers must be applied to each garbage bag before putting it into the container.
Please note that, effective July 1, 2012, garbage bags may only be put out for collection in hookable, standardized containers. Use of standardized containers for garbage collection
Garden refuse can be put out at the usual garbage collection point in bundles, barrels, or green containers with green waste tax stickers.
Household refuse and bulky combustible waste will be picked up every Tuesday and Friday from 7:00 a.m. onwards. Fees and further information can be found on pages 19 and 26.
Garden waste and biodegradable kitchen refuse is picked up on Wednesdays from 7:00 a.m. onwards. Fees and further information can be found on pages 20 and 26.
Leaves are collected free-of-charge in autumn. Dates and further information can be found on page 20.
Cardboard is collected 8 x annually on Thursdays from 7:00 a.m. onwards. Dates and further information can be found on page 21.
Paper (bundled and tied) is collected 8 x annually on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. onwards. Dates and further information can be found on page 21.
Wood Shredding Service in Spring and Autumn
Dates and further information can be found on page 20.
Public Collection Points
Main public collection point: Kläranlage, Gartenstrasse 2
Disposal of the following: glass, flat glass, aluminum cans, small and large metal objects, styrofoam, earthenware, electronic devices, textiles, footwear, cork, used oil, paper and cardboard. For opening hours see pages 26 and 27.
Other public collection points for bottles, sorted by color; small metals/aluminum
For opening hours see pages 26 and 27.
Hazardous household waste
Dates and collection point locations as well as further information can be found on page 24.