Lewisham Council - Household waste and recycling

Find your collection day

Find out which day we collect your rubbish, recycling, food and garden waste.

We will empty your recycling, food waste and, if you're a subscriber, garden waste bin once a week. We will empty your rubbish bin once a fortnight. Use the address finder below to find your collection day.

Please note that if you live in a block of flats or on an estate your rubbish collections are still weekly.

Please note: Collection days around Bank Holidays may change.

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