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 wheelie bin with a blue lid | Collected every 2 weeks


Black wheelie bin with a grey / black lid | Collected every 2 weeks

Food waste recycling (indoors)

Small silver kitchen caddy

Food waste recycling (outdoors)

Large brown caddy | Collected once a week

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


Communal black bin with blue lid


Communal black bin with grey/black lid

Food waste recycling

Black wheelie bin with green lid

Food waste recycling

Small black housing unit

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


Blue sack | Collected weekly


Grey sack | Collected weekly

No food recycling

Sorry, no food waste recycling

You can recycle...

You can't recycle...

Garden waste

You can sign up for a paid garden waste collection. Collected once every two weeks. Black bin with green lid. 

Bulky waste

You can book a paid bulky waste collection if you have large items you no longer want.

Useful information

Your local council website

Order new bins or sacks

Your local reuse and recycling centre

Winchmore Hill, London N21 3AU

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.