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Warning re improper garbage disposal

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So, yesterday I received in the mail a warning from the Commune of Ixelles, claiming that I have not respected the rules regarding putting out the garbage. (infraction au Reglement general de Police. Avertissement.) And if it happens again, I will be subject to 'une procedure d' amende administrative' - which I guess would be a hefty fine.
I am really surprised at this, because I am extremely fastidious about following the garbage rules, mainly because I detest the amount of random trash out on the streets here that seems to stem from this random system. How does this happen? Do I have any recourse?

R.Harris

Go to the Ixelles Borough Hall and ask.

Nov 3, 2017 12:16
E.Ash

If you put your bags out according to the rules in respect of both content of the bag and day/Hours they can be put outside, you will not have any problems.

You find the rules here : https://www.arp-gan.be/en/collecting.html

Nov 4, 2017 15:57
CM

No, you don't have any recourse against a warning for doing things wrong. Yes, you'd be able to appeal if you were fined.

Nov 5, 2017 23:09