Trash & Recycling


DPW Environmental Division Trash & Recycling Program

To ensure compliance with host-nation laws regulating household waste.

U.S. personnel living outside of U.S. installation housing areas must abide by host-nation laws, in keeping with the NATO Status of Forces Agreement, and supplemental agreements.

Trash & Recycling Information

Off-Post Trash Pick-up Calendars

These web resources are in German, English-language guides may be available — ask your landlord. If you don't see the trash pickup calendar for the city/town/village where you live here, ask your landlord.

DPW Environmental

Environmental Division

  • Commercial Telephone: +49 (0)711-7228-6131
  • Defense Switched Network (DSN): (314) 421-6130
  • Hours of operation: Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–4 p.m., closed U.S. holidays