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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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.

Changes to waste collections

In October there will be big changes to rubbish and recycling collections.

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