Lewisham Council - Waste and recycling

Rubbish and recycling

Everything you need to know about rubbish and recycling, including your household collection day, where to take your old appliances and what to do with your garden waste.

Rubbish and recycling collections have changed

Find out about food waste and fortnightly rubbish collections.

Large items, white goods and electricals

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

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New weekly food waste collection starting soon

The new service for thousands of residents will start from 2 October. They will also see their black rubbish bin collections move from weekly to fortnightly.

New food waste bins delivered to Lewisham residents

The first of 80,000 food waste bins were delivered to Lewisham residents this week ahead of big changes to waste collection services in two months' time.

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