Lewisham Council - Waste and recycling

Waste and recycling

All you need to know about rubbish – when to put your bins out, where to go with your worn-out fridge, how to recycle used batteries and how to order a wheelie bin.

Sign up for our weekly garden waste collection service

Find out how to sign up for a brown wheelie bin to use for garden waste.

Large items, furniture, white goods and electricals

What to do with items that are not part of the kerbside collection.

We understand how important having a good refuse and recycling service is to you and we are committed to weekly recycling and refuse collections to help achieve this. 

Read our Service Standards to find out our commitments to you and how we can work together.

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Changes to waste collections

Later this year there will be big changes to rubbish and recycling collections.

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