Waste Disposal


In Basel-Stadt, household waste is disposed of using a “Bebbi-Sagg” (rubbish bag). You can find the waste collection timetable for your neighbourhood by clicking the link: search for zones

Rubbish bags can be purchased in all supermarkets, kiosks & petrol stations.



Everything is recycled here & you will often find glass, can & clothes recycling in and around supermarkets in your local area.

PET plastic must be taken to the local grocery stores to be recycled. You will often find them at the entrance to the store.

Recycling can take place from Monday – Saturday from 7am-7pm


For disposal of larger items, you can purchase a Bulky Goods Vignette.

You can purchase these in all supermarkets, kiosks & petrol stations. It costs 4.50chf per 10kg of disposals.
Alternatively, you can call a transportation services in the area who can assist with disposals. Our partner, Brian O Toole Home Removal & Handyman Services can assist in this area.
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