Along the Austrian Danube there a free waste collection facilities available at three locks. At the lock Abwinden (River-km 2119,60), Persenbeug (2060,42) and Greifenstein (River-km 1949,20) residual waste and recyclables can be disposed of easily and free of charge.
This disposal facilities are available for cargo vessels only!
Proper waste separation is an important requirement for recycling and reuse of scarce materials. Please make sure to dispose your ship waste according to the following system:
Hazardous waste such as oily and greasy waste (e.g. waste oil, lubricants, oil filters) and problematic materials (e.g. batteries, fluorescent tubes, aerosol cans) are not allowed to be disposed of at the facilities at the locks. Some ports may offer the possibility to dispose of hazardous waste.