Organic Waste Collection

The organic waste collection in Guimarães is carried out by Vitrus Ambiente through the Payt system, door-to-door or in street collectors.
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Can I separate organics?
The selective collection of organic waste is being implemented in Guimarães and may not be available in your street yet. However, you can already do domestic composting by using the compost bins offered by the City Hall.

Historic centre
The selective collection of organic waste is now available to all inhabitants, hotels, restaurants and cafes in the Guimarães’ historic centre. Get to know the collection times and know more about the service at







Green Organic Waste
Waste from gardening, green leaves, fresh grass and small branches must be separated and sent for composting. You may schedule the collection with the municipal services or deposit them in an ecocentre in Guimarães.

You can already separate organic waste for composting. There are community compost bins throughout the whole municipality of Guimarães and you can also do it at home. Know everything there is to know about composting in Guimarães and, if you live in the municipality, order your compost bin now.