Many residents have questions about waste and resources policy, waste separation and waste charges. This is understandable. That is why you will find answers to frequently asked questions about the litter pass here.

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No. For this, you can apply for the special litter pass. With this pass, you can open the waste collection containers free of charge to throw away gathered litter. So you do not have to pay to dispose of shredded litter yourself. You only pay to throw away your own household residual waste.

The recycling tariff will not apply to residents of Vijfheerenlanden in 2024. This municipality will decide later on the introduction of the recycling tariff. 

Contact our environmental coaches at They will process your application. You will receive an application form by e-mail to apply for the litter pass and the terms of use. This is because we like to make clear agreements in advance with each litter picker about the use of the litter pass.

Yes. We use the details you provide when you apply for the litter pass to officially register you as a litter picker. We keep the details you provided when you applied. We will also keep you informed of news and developments concerning litter. 

Yes. We make reports of all recorded deposits made by litter pickers using the litter pass. The use of the litter pass gives us a complete picture of the number of deposits made by litter pickers in our entire catchment area. The litter pass also allows you to dispose of litter picked up in the municipality of Gorinchem, Hardinxveld-Giessendam and Molenlanden. You cannot do this with your environment pass. You use the environment pass to dispose of your household residual waste in a collection container for residual waste in your neighbourhood.