Lewisham Council - Kerbside rubbish and recycling service

Rubbish and recycling for houses and flats in converted houses

Find out your collection day, order a new bin or report a problem with your collection.

Rubbish, recycling and food waste

Your bins

If you live in a house, or a flat in a converted house, we will give you:

  • a 180-litre black wheelie bin for rubbish
  • a 240-litre green wheelie bin for recycling
  • a 23-litre silver bin for food waste and a five-litre silver kitchen caddy.

How to use your bins

Garden waste

Garden waste collections

You can sign up for weekly garden waste collections. This costs £60 for collections from 1 April to 31 March the following year.

Home composting

You can buy a 220-litre home composting bin for £10.

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