COVID-19: Bins and recycling

Information about waste collection and street cleaning services

Residential rubbish and recycling collections

  • Residential waste and recycling collections are currently running as normal.
  • Garden waste collection service is currently running as normal.
  • Food waste collection service is currently running as normal.

  • Our Too Big for the Bin Service is now taking bookings. Our officers will not be able to enter your home and waste will be collected from outside your property.

  • TRAID is operating the free home collection service, and is taking bookings for unwanted electric and electrical equipment and textiles.

Recycling Centres

  • Household waste recycling centres at Smugglers Way and Cringle Street are now open and operating their usual opening hours.

  • You are advised to wear gloves for your own protection and to stay two metres from others.

  • Full information and opening times are available on the Western Riverside Waste Authority website.

Commercial waste and street cleaning

  • Commercial waste collections are currently running as normal.
  • Street cleansing services are currently running as normal.
  • Council officers will not be searching waste bags left out at the wrong time or wrong day for the foreseeable future.
  • Do not attempt to collect recycling bags from any of our collection points - wait for your next delivery or if that is not possible call Streetline on tel: 020 7361 3001.