Parking in the areas designated as the "white zone" is permitted for a maximum of 5 hours from Monday 7:00 a.m. to Saturday 7:00 p.m. Parking discs are compulsory. Between 7 p.m. and 7 am parking is free as well as Sundays and public holidays. The closest street with this kind of parkins is "Hönggerstrasse" (see map below).
On the App "Parkingpay" you can buy a "Daily Permits" for 10 CHF.
If you register in Oberengstringen you can buy a monthly permit at the police station:
Zürcherstrasse 42, 8103 Unterengstringen
Supermarkets in the area
Coop Supermarkt Oberengstringen
It's situation on the Groundfloor of the building! Just walk down and you will see it :)
Im Zentrum 2, 8102 Oberengstringen
Opening time: Mo-Sa from 8am to 8pm
The laundry room is located on the floor "Z" (push "z" in the elevator) of the building.
There you will find 2 washing mashines and 2 dryers. There is no schedule so feel free so use them, whenever they are free.
Close to the washing machine you will find the dryer.
If you prefer to hang you clothes, you can use the room on the left.
Please leave the rooms exactly as you found it and don’t leave any of your belongings there.
Recycling and waste disposal
In Oberengstringen it is required to purchase official bin bags to dispose of your household trash. You will find some in the apartment (they are blue). You can be purchased them in all supermarkets (they are usually not out on the shelves so make sure to ask at the cashier's desk for "Kehrichtsack").
The containers are located next to the building:
Walk past Coop and then turn left after the building. Take the stairs down and you will see the black containers on the right.
These bags are NOT for recyclables. Compost, PET bottles, glass, carton, paper, aluminium cans, batteries and other toxic waste are disposed of separately to household garbage.
Full bin bags are not picked up from the street. They must be placed in designated neighbourhood containers.
If the garbage is not disposed correctly, it will not be picked up and you will receive a fine of 300.- CHF!!
Glass and aluminium need to be separated and then deposited at local recycling points.
The closest recycling point to the flat is at:
Im Haggenacher, 8103 Unterengstringen: https://goo.gl/maps/QU3PVtrcBvkn23vg6
Plastic PET bottles can be dropped off at the large containers in front or inside of supermarkets (Coop).
Cardboard are picked up for free in front of your house every month (Wednesdays).
You must fold the Cardboard and the paper correct together like in the picture.
Paper will be picked up in front of the house every month (Saturdays):