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 | Collected weekly


Black wheelie bin | Collected every 2 weeks

Food waste recycling (indoors)

Small grey caddy

Food waste recycling (outdoors)

Large grey caddy | Collected weekly

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


Green communal bin


Blue communal bin


Metal communal bin

No food recycling

Sorry, no food waste recycling

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


Clear sacks | Collection varies


Orange sacks | Collection 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. Brown wheelie bin. Collected weekly.

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

Your local reuse and recycling centre

Civic Amenities Site, Landmann Way, London, SE14 5RS

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.