Roteb pickup truck (2010)
Roteb was a city cleaning company which was in service of the City of Rotterdam and tried to make sure that the streets and squares of the city are kept tidy and they also offered waste management services. Later Roteb only leased vehicles, like city cleaning and waste management (Reiniging) this is now taken care of by the municipality as Vervoer & Materieel.
The acronym Roteb stood for Rotterdams, ondernemend, trots, effectief en betrouwbaar (meaning (from) Rotterdam, enterprising, proud, effective and trustworthy).
Roteb was founded in 1876 as the Rotterdamsche reinigingsdienst (Rotterdam cleaning service). It was dissolved in October 2019.
- (in Dutch) Gemeente Rotterdam - Reiniging
- (in Dutch) Gemeente Rotterdam - Vervoer & Materieel
- (in Dutch) Roteb history, Engelfriet.net
- Roteb Purifying Plant, MIMOA architecture site
- (in Dutch) Roteb werkt over voor sneeuwvrij Rotterdam (meaning: Roteb works overtime for (a) snow-free Rotterdam), De Pers, 23 December 2009[dead link]
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