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...


Green wheelie bin with blue lid | Collected weekly


Clear recycling sacks | Collected weekly


Green wheelie bin with black lid | Collected weekly


Black bin bags | Collected weekly

Food waste recycling (indoors)

Green kitchen caddy

Food and garden waste recycling (outdoors)

Green bin with green lid | Collected weekly

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


Blue communal bin | Collected weekly


Black communal bin | Collected weekly

Food and garden waste

Green communal bin | Collected weekly

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


Clear sacks (free from council) | Collected weekly


Black sacks | Collected weekly

No food recycling

Sorry, no food waste recycling

You can recycle...

You can't recycle...

Bulky waste

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

Useful information

Your local council website

Order new recycling sacks

Your local reuse and recycling centre

Nathan Way, London SE28 0AF

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.