Dispose of wood A4

Timber A4

What is wood A4?

In 2002, the Recycling Management Act was expanded to include the separate Waste Wood Ordinance. This separates the types of wood into the following categories: Wood A1-A4. Categories A1-A3 can be disposed of together, while wood A4 must be disposed of separately. This wood is processed waste wood that contains harmful substances.

Examples of Wood waste from category A4

This may go in the container

Category A4 is used wood that has been treated with glazes, paints or wood preservatives for outdoor use. This wood is consequently contaminated with pollutants that can be dangerous for humans and the environment if disposed of incorrectly.

  • Window wood,

  • garden fences,

  • hunter fences,

  • doors, window frames, door frames,

  • heavily varnished wood,

  • wood treated with wood preservatives,

  • balcony railings,

  • wooden garden furniture,

  • wooden terraces,

  • planting posts,

  • pressure-impregnated wood such as fences or impregnated screens as well as also untreated wood + treated wood,

  • railway sleepers

This must not go in the container

Wood waste of categories A1-A3 may not be mixed with wood of category A4. Wooden furniture with metal, textile or plastic attachments is not categorised as wood waste, but as bulky waste.

  • Construction waste, bricks, stones

  • cable remnants

  • wallpaper remnants

  • paper, cardboard

  • packaging, packaging polystyrene, foils

  • textiles, old clothes

  • old furniture with upholstery

  • sheet metal

  • old tyres

  • roofing felt

  • asbestos-containing building materials

  • fire waste

  • chemicals

  • electrical waste

  • green waste

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Information on the disposal of wood

Disposal costs wood

There are regional price differences between recycling and transporting wood containers. First estimate how much wood your project will generate and then decide on a container size. If you are unsure which waste container is right for you, we will be happy to advise you.
If your project generates a large amount of waste wood, then it is best to dispose of it professionally with a Redooo wood container. We offer you wood containers at flat rates, i.e. the recycling of the waste wood and the transport of the container for wood are included in the price. You have full cost control and there are no extra costs for you! For the delivery of Redooo containers, we offer a 24-hour delivery guarantee, including 21 days set-up time.

General notes

Filling: Containers may be filled to a maximum of the loading edge. The contents of the container must not exceed the side walls. At this point, independent raising of the side walls is not permitted. No liquid waste may be filled into the container.

Filling weight: Containers whose filling weights exceed a weight of 10 tons may not be transported. Please pay attention to the filling conditions and maximum weights. Overfilled containers cannot be transported safely and must be unloaded by the customer.

Access: Make sure that the vehicle has sufficient space and that access is possible without any problems. The minimum clearance height is 4 metres and the clearance width 3.50 metres. Since the container is lowered or unrolled to the rear, up to 15 metres of space is required. To facilitate manoeuvring, an additional length of 10 to 15 metres should be kept free.

Installation: A suitable surface must be available, i.e. it should be paved, level and stable. Sensitive ground is not suitable to be driven over by a truck, as it can otherwise be damaged by the heavy weight. Furthermore, a container cannot be lifted over fences/walls. Only a maximum height of 30cm can be exceeded.

Permission: If you want to place the container in a public space, you are responsible for the general duty of road safety. Even if we support you in this and help you apply for the necessary official placement permits, you are still responsible.

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