How to sort your trash

1. Overview

Geneva produces approximately 529 kg of urban waste per person per year, 369 kg of which come from households (2022 figures).

Burning trash requires extremely sophisticated equipment to protect the environment, which is a major cost for municipalities to bear. Recycling helps conserve resources and allows for considerable savings.
2/3 of the contents of our garbage cans is easy to recycle.

How to sort:

Lists of waste carriers and collectors


Last updated
18 March 2024

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