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Kindsbach recycling center

The Kindsbach recycling center is located at 65 Hirtenpfad in Kindsbach

Opening times:
Wednesday - Friday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Kindsbach recycling center cannot be reached by phone. If you have questions, please call the waste management of Kaiserslautern County, phone 0631/7105 -408; -505 or send us an E-mail: abfallwirtschaft(at)kaiserslautern-kreis(dot)de

Only private persons and businesses connected to the garbage disposal system of Kaiserslautern County with containers of max. 240 liters may deliver recyclable material.

Accepted are:

  • Batteries (no car batteries)
  • Bulk waste such as furniture - but only single items!
  • Cardboard, cardboard boxes (unsoiled and without oil stains)
  • CDs/DVDs
  • Clean paper - but no wallpaper
  • Clean plastic foils
  • Clean Styrofoam
  • Corks made of cork - but no plastic corks or bottle caps
  • Electrical scrap such as used appliances, including refrigerators and freezers
  • Flat glass e.g. window panes
  • Glass receptacles such as bottles and glasses, but no mirrors, no light bulbs, no laboratory glass, no clay or ceramic containers
  • Interior wood of contamination groups A1 and A2 without pollutants! This includes interior doors, furniture wood, paneling …, but untreated or only glued or painted, without wood preservatives.
  • Metals such as iron and non-ferrous metals, but no oil tanks
  • Mineral construction debris
  • Old clothes, shoes - but no soiled, oilstained textiles
  • Plastic items such as lawn furniture or baby bathtubs - but no packing material

Not Accepted are:

  • A3 and A4 wood: wood scraps treated with preservative containing mercury, arsenic, chrome or copper compounds or creosote (e.g. wooden fences, pressure-treated wood), rotten, fungus-infected, burned or oil-contaminated wood
  • Asbestos-containing material
  • Car batteries
  • Energy-saving light bulbs/fluorescent lights
  • Garden clippings
  • Hazardous waste (e.g. leftover paint, glue, wood preservative …)
  • Insulating material (glass or rock wool)
  • Mirror panes · Non-recyclable waste
  • Old tires
  • Root stocks and roots
  • Construction debris i.e. debris mixed with scrap such as wood or plastic parts, cable lengths, gypsum board, tiles, glass blocks, stuck-on wallpaper - but no asbestos panes, no wallpaper remnants.
  • Wallpaper
  • Window frames
  • Yellow bags


Once a month you may take 0.5 cbm of any type of recyclable waste to the center.That is roughly one trunk load. Any larger quantity will be rejected by the center´s employees. Sometimes the employees will see the tenancy agreement, if it´s sure, that you are living in the country of Kaiserslautern. Placing recyclables at the recycling center outside of the opening times is prohibited and represents an offense.

ZAK recycling center

Zweckverband Abfallwirtschaft Kaiserslautern, Kapiteltal (near Mehlingen)

Opening times:
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Phone 0631/34117-1000

Any recyclable material listed under the Kindsbach recycling center can also be turned in free of charge at the ZAK recycling center in household quantities.

In addition you can turn in at the ZAK recycling center:

  • A3 and A4 wood (for a charge)
  • Car batteries (hazardous waste collec tion point)
  • Copper (scrap cables)
  • Fluorescent lights (hazardous waste collection point)
  • Garden clippings
  • Hazardous waste, e.g. dried paint, adhesives, wood preservatives, batteries, medicine … hazardous waste collection point)
  • Insulating material such as glass and rock wool (limited quantities and pack aging requirements)
  • Mirror glass
  • Old tires (max. 5 tires - for a fee)
  • Tree trunks and roots (max. 10 cm diameter, max. 90 cm long)
  • Wooden/plastic window frames without glass
Name Telefon Fax Raum
Lill Klaudia 0631 7105-505 0631 7105-449 C27
Schmitt Margritta 0631 7105-408 0631 7105-449 C14