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  • How strong are these bins?
    The waste bins are so strong that the basic model can carry a load of up to 400 kg. In addition, no dents can form on the side, as with metal waste bins. The waste bins from Afvalbox are vandal-proof.
  • Can the waste bins also be used outside?
    Yes, the waste bins are splash-proof and can therefore be used to a limited extent for outdoor use, such as during outdoor events. For this we have the Afvalbox light in our range.
  • How long do the waste bins last?
    The waste bins have a lifespan of more than five years, provided that the maintenance instructions are followed. If necessary, the lids can be replaced in the meantime. After their useful life, they can be 100% recycled as old paper.
  • Can the waste bins be placed on a damp floor?
    Persistent moisture at the bottom of the bins will affect strength. For waste bins that will be placed on a damp floor, we recommend placing them in a specially made dolly, so that they remain dry at all times.
  • Can you apply stickers to the waste bins yourself?
    Because our eco-friendly stickers are made of paper with a non-environmentally harmful adhesive, they are sensitive to temperature changes and humidity. If you are going to start sticking stickers on the Afvalbox yourself, then you should take the following into account: After you have received and unpacked the loose stickers, they cannot be applied directly to the Afvalbox. These should be kept in the same room as the waste bin for about 24 hours, so that they can adapt to the climate. After this, they can be attached to the Afvalbox and you can also place the waste bins in any other rooms with a different climate without any problems.
  • Are the waste bins a fire hazard?
    Cardboard types such as corrugated cardboard and honeycomb cardboard, for example, without additional treatment to increase fire safety, have a low. ignition temperature. Partly due to the open and closed cells containing oxygen. The cardboard waste or collection bin from Afvalbox is made of tightly wrapped and pressed cardboard creating an extremely strong mass (without open or closed cells) this has higher ignition temperature. As a result, it meets the "fire safety classification EN 13501-1" after extensive testing. To complete the picture, we have also developed a cardboard lid with insertion opening which has a flame-extinguishing effect, should the contents of the waste or collection bin ignite. How environmentally conscious and safe is it? A cardboard waste or collection bin that has the necessary environmental certification and is also fireproof. Watch the video here: Translated with DeepL Fire safety: Flame-retardant effect:
  • Can the waste bins be obtained in a different color than the basic colour?
    The waste bins can be painted in any desired color, but then they are no longer sustainable and circular. You can decorate or personalize the waste bins with our environmentally friendly, 100% recyclable stickers, which are produced without harmful substances.
  • Who has the copyright?
    The copyright of the Afvalbox with all accessories belongs to A.A. Groeneweg owner of Afvalbox. The complete Afvalbox concept is protected by copyright, imitation is expressly prohibited.
  • Can the waste bins be cleaned if, for example, coffee or tea is spilled on the lid?
    Cleaning instructions for the Cardboard Afvalbox For removing spilt coffee, tea or food residues on the lid: *The top of the lid has a special coating. You can easily clean it with a slightly damp microfibre cloth. We recommend doing this at least twice a week to to preserve the look of your bin. *Our thoroughly tested coating is effective for removing dried-in stains from coffee, tea, chocolate, food scraps and office waste. Moreover, we have carefully selected this coating to minimise its environmental impact, keeping your bin clean and durable for longer. For the inside and outside of the waste box: *The inside of the waste box is protected by the used waste bag. Make sure the waste bag is folded around the top edge of the bin. We recommend not using biodegradable waste bags for optimal protection. *You can easily clean the outside of the body of the bin with a dry microfibre cloth. Recommended waste bag sizes for different waste box heights: Height measure of 60 cm: Use a 70x110 cm waste bag with a thickness of 40 my. Height measure of 80 cm: Use an 80x110 cm waste sack with a thickness of 40 my. Height measure of 97 cm: Use an 80x120 cm waste sack with a thickness of 40 my. Following these instructions will keep your bin clean, hygienic and in excellent condition. Allowing you to enjoy the purchase of your durable waste bin for years to come.
  • How sustainable are the waste bins?
    The sustainable waste bins from Afvalbox are made of kraftliner cardboard for which no forests have been cut down, but for which trees are grown. The waste bin is produced sustainably (CO2 negative), extremely strong and also 100% recyclable after years of use. More product information can be found at Product info.
  • Which garbage bags should be used in the waste bin?
    On the internet you will find various suppliers of normal and recyclable garbage bags in various types and lengths. The length must be at least 10 to 20 cm longer than the container is high. In addition, smaller waste bags with a size of 60 liters can also be used, for which special suspension brackets are available that rest in the handles of the bin.
  • The sizes for the waste bags to be used are:
    for the height size of 60 cm take 70x110 70 my for the height size of 80 cm take 80x110 70 my for the height sixe of 97 cm take 80x120 70 my
  • For which waste streams can the waste bins be used?
    The bins can be used not only for separating paper, residual waste, organic waste, plastics, PMD and cups, etc.. They can also be used for the collection of clothing, cartridges, batteries etc.
  • What belongs in which waste bin?
    If there is any doubt about which waste should go in which bin, contact your waste handler.
  • How can I order?
    You can place your order through the contact form or by mail: If you would like to be advised by us in advance, please contact us during office hours. So that we can advise you well and our delivery fully meets your wishes.
  • What versions of the waste bin are available?
    The standard height size is 60, 80 or 97 cm, respectively 75, 105 and 130 litres. The sticker indicates the required waste flow. The range is regularly extended. Look here for all versions. Do you have specific requirements? Let us know via our contact form. contact form.
  • What is the delivery time of the waste bins from Afvalbox?
    We aim to deliver your order within approx. 5 to 10 working days. Do you want to receive your delivery faster? Please contact us by phone.
  • Can you also rent waste bins for a specific period?
    No, we only sell waste bins, because of the favorable market price rental is not an interesting solution for either party.

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