As of July 1st 2019, segregation of waste is required by law. This is aimed at reducing pollution caused by waste production and storage, reduce consumption of non-renewalable resources and as well as reducing energy consumption.
This article should provide you with almost everything you need to know about waste disposal in Cluj-Napoca following the changes to confirm with ordinance OUG 74/2018.
Different Kinds of Waste
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This section explains what you need to do, in order to dispose of other items or materials, not already outlined above.
Examples: From trees, shrubs, hedges, mowing grass etc.
Vegetable waste resulting from the pruning of green spaces related to owners of owners (Public Domain) is stored on the green space, in the area with auto access, with respect to the periods of grooming and with the announcement of the service of green spaces on the following numbers:
030 (Interior 4440) on working days (Monday-Wednesday | 8am-4pm, Thursday | 8am-5:30pm, Friday | 8am-2:30pm) or 24 hours:
• 0264-984 Mayor’s phone
• 0264-955 Local police dispatch
Removal of material will be done by the sanitation operator, with fees, on the basis of request.
Examples: furniture, carpets, mattresses etc.
Collection is made free of charge under the collection campaigns on the basis of a set schedule. Outside the established programmes, collection will be made on the basis of a request, with fees.
Examples: clothes, footwear etc.
Worn clothing and footwear can be deposited in the containers of Caritas Cluj Association (Asociației Caritas Cluj) | 0752 055 046 | www.containeretextile.ro
Examples: Building or Demolition materials etc.
Removal with fee by the sanitation operator at the request of the beneficiary.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
Examples: Batteries, lightbulbs, computer equipment etc.
Their collection is made free of charge by the sanitation operator at the points of household / underground platforms and the fixed fixed collection points, where they can be submitted on the last Saturday of each month between 9:00-1:00. PM.
Fixed Points (fitted with green containers) at the following locations:
• Strada Bucium – in the vicinity of CTP Cluj-Napoca bus depot
• Platoul Sălii Sporturilor „Horia Demian”
• Str. Meteor – str. Observatorului, nr. 107
• Strada Bobâlnei, nr 62-64
WEEE also is also collected at SIGUREC Manual Collection stations located in the Piața Ira și Piața 1 Mai, Monday to Friday, between 8:00-5:00. PM.
Sanctions / Fines
In the event that any individual or block has not performed the correct separation of their waste materials, they will receive a sanction as outlined below:
- Individuals: 1,000 – 2,000 lei.
- Legal entities: 20,000 – 40,000 lei
If waste is not collected correctly, the collection tariff will also increase by 25%.