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SORT Coordinator


  • Location: Tower Barracks, Bldg. 329

  • Phone: DSN 475-6664, CIV 09641-83-6664

  • Hours of operation: Mon.–Fri., 8a.m.–noon & 1–4p.m. Closed German & American holidays.

  • Tower Barracks Net Zero


  • Location: Rose Barracks, Bldg. 140

  • Phone: 476-2600, CIV 09662-83-2600

  • Hours of operation: Mon.–Fri., 8a.m.–noon & 1p.m.–4p.m. Closed German & American holidays.


  • Location: Hohenfels, Bldg. 125

  • Phone: 466-4887, CIV 09472-83-4887

  • Hours of operation: Mon.–Fri., 7 a.m.–3 p.m. and Sat 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Recycling Centers


  • Location: Tower Barracks, Bldg. 700, across Range 118

  • Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – noon Closed Sat, Sun and German & American holidays


  • Location: Rose Barracks, Bldg. 107, near Central Issue Facility (CIF)

  • Hours of operation: Tue & Thu, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.– 3 p.m. Closed Sun, Mon, Wed &Fri


  • Location: Hohenfels, Bldg. 125

  • Hours of operation: Mon-Fri, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. & Sat, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Closed Sun.


  • Location: Artillery Kaserne, Bldg. 212

  • Hours of operation: 24/7


DPW Operation and Maintenance Division Trash & Recycling Program


Bulk Trash Pick-Up Schedule

  • Bulk item pick-up is generally meant for items that are too large or heavy to fit into your trash bin. This may include furniture, mattresses, carpets, bicycles, sports equipment or other items that cannot be broken down with reasonable effort. It also includes electric & electronic equipment like appliances, televisions, computers, printers, etc. for which (HN) law requires special handling.

    The rules of how pickups are scheduled and what materials are accepted and how they have to be prepared or placed differ widely between the various counties or independent communities. Please see the information under the links below and in the respective recycling guides or Separation Tables.

    Normal refuse and recyclable materials, such as cardboard, cans, glass and plastics, is nowhere included. These materials should be broken down, if necessary and disposed of as usual in the individual bins.

    Hazardous waste such as batteries, oil, paint, antifreeze, cleaners and solvents should be taken to Self-Help. Self-Help is located is Bldg. 103 on Rose Barracks and in Bldg. 394 on Tower Barracks.

  • Garmisch

    • Residents can bring bulky items to the Garmisch Recycling Yard at Artillery Kaserne (behind Bldg. #212) Open: 24/7

    • Spring & Fall Cleanup (only):

    • Container collections are arranged twice a year by Bldg. 700 and 705, usually linked with spring and fall cleanups.

    • Dates, locations, materials collected and detailed rules are announced through chain of command, garrison media and area/building coordinators

Trash & Recycling Guides

Waste Pick-up Calendars