Ecocentres and bulky items

The collection of urban waste (couches, mattresses, washing machines, televisions or other bulky items) is carried out by the Municipality for free.

Ecocentres
Ecocentres are reception centres where the collection of waste is done in large quantities. After scheduling, it collects the materials to be valued and other components that may or may not be used.

Acceptable waste
– Green waste
– Plastics
– Paper cardboard
– Packages
– Glass
– Wood
– Furniture
– Fridges
– Electronic gadgets
– Lamps
– Oils

Not acceptable waste
– Liquids (except oils)
– Explosive materials
– Hospital waste
– Tyres

Waste delivery
In case you prefer to deliver the waste or materials at the ecocentre, you can use one of the three that are available in the Municipality.

Ecocentres in the Municipality
The Municipality of Guimarães has three ecocentres to serve its inhabitants.

Aldão Ecocentre
Rua Nossa Senhora da Guia, Atães
4800-016 GUIMARÃES
Monday to Saturday
From 07:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

Ponte Ecocentre
Parque Industrial de Ponte, S. João de Ponte
4805-662 GUIMARÃES
Monday to Friday
From 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
And from 02:30 p.m. to 06:30 p.m.
Saturday
From 08:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.

Quinta do Mato Ecocentre
Rua do Alto do Monte, Guardizela
4765-403 GUIMARÃES
Monday to Friday
From 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
And from 02:30 p.m. to 06:30 p.m.
Saturday
From 08:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.

Green Waste
You may schedule the collection of waste from gardening, green leaves, fresh grass and small branches with the municipal services or deposit them in an ecocentre in Guimarães.

Before scheduling the collection
It may not be possible to collect branches over one metre long. Trunks with a diameter over 20 centimetres cannot be over half a metre long. You should tie branches in bundles and put leftover lawn clippings in bags. The municipality does not carry out collections in private properties. The collection point must be designated by the services.

 

For more information:
resinorte.pt
252 900 780