Your local recycling rate is...


Check out how your borough recycling rate compares to others...

  • Barking & Dagenham25%
  • Barnet32%
  • Bexley54%
  • Brent34%
  • Bromley51%
  • Camden26%
  • City of London29%
  • Croydon49%
  • Ealing48%
  • Enfield33%
  • Greenwich33%
  • Hackney28%
  • Hammersmith & Fulham26%
  • Haringey30%
  • Harrow39%
  • Havering38%
  • Hillingdon37%
  • Hounslow32%
  • Islington30%
  • Kensington & Chelsea29%
  • Kingston upon Thames49%
  • Lambeth32%
  • Lewisham27%
  • Merton42%
  • Newham20%
  • Redbridge25%
  • Richmond upon Thames44%
  • Southwark35%
  • Sutton49%
  • Tower Hamlets22%
  • Waltham Forest32%
  • Wandsworth24%
  • Westminster20%

If you live in a house or a flat within a house, your service may include...


Black with blue top recycling bin | Collected once a week


Usually grey | Collected once every 2 weeks

Food waste recycling

Green outdoor caddy | Collected once a week

If you live on an estate or in a flat with communal bins, your service may include...


Black communal bin


Blue communal bin


Black communal bin

Food waste recycling

Black metal housing unit

Food waste recycling

Brown wheelie bin

If you live in a flat above a shop, your service may include...


Clear sacks | Collection frequency varies


Black bin bags | Collection frequency varies

No food recycling

Sorry, no food waste recycling

You can recycle...

You can't recycle...

Garden waste

If you have a garden, you can sign up for a paid garden waste collection.

Useful information

Your local council website

Order new containers

Your local reuse and recycling centre

Abbey Rd, London, NW10 7TJ

A-Z of recycling

You can use our A-Z search to find out if something can be recycled and how to recycle it properly.