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Waste paper: disposal

Every household produces waste paper, for example in the form of newspapers and magazines, but also packaging.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the district, the independent city and the cities of Cuxhaven, Göttingen and Lüneburg or their waste management company, the special-purpose associations waste management Celle, Hildesheim and the Hanover region as well as the municipal institutions under public law in Goslar, Nienburg, Peine and Wolfsburg.

Which documents are required?

Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.

What are the fees?

Fees may apply, please contact the competent authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.

Legal basis

Waste Disposal Statute

What else should I know?

Both waste paper fractions (newspapers and packaging) are collected in one container (paper bin, paper bag).


Text reviewed by the Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)