As of Monday 9 September, Net Brussels will inspect garbage bags on Rue de Brabant in Schaerbeek, it was announced.
Those found to not be following the rules risk a fine.
“For several years now, the Agency has been observing that white garbage bags or cardboard are being thrown out outside the time allowed for this purpose”, Bruxelles-Propreté said, reports Bruzz.
“We, therefore, want to put a stop to these practices,” they added.
From Monday 9 September, Bruxelles-Propreté will be actively monitoring the garbage bags.
Local residents have a brochure with information about the days and hours when the garbage bags can be placed on the pavement. Collection days can be found here.
According to the website, the basic rules are that:
More detailed information on sorting can be found here.
The Brussels Times