Recycle for Lewisham

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Lewisham Council’s website will not be accessable from midnight on Wednesday 16th February until 8am Monday 21st February. This is because the Council is moving its servers to a new data centre.

We’re hoping to provide as much information regarding waste and recycling as possible here during this period. There are a list of frequently asked questions below, there is additional information on the tabs at the top of the page and you can use our “tag cloud” on the left hand side of this page to navigate or use the search engine to find specific topic areas.

What can I recycle?

Check out our recycling page for a list of what can and can’t be recycled using your green bin, box or estate collection service.

When is my Refuse and Recycling collection day?

Click on the following link to an externally hosted document listing streets and collection days.

How can I order a new recycling bin or box?

You can visit love clean streets and create a report for yourself, during this time jobs created will not be shown publicly so don’t worry. If you have an outstanding bin request please wait until the 21st February when we will be able to track and deal with your request.

I had a missed bin collection today, how can I report it?

Visit love clean streets and create a report for yourself, this will then be passed to our collection crews who will action the request as quickly as possible.

How do I get rid of something which isn’t collected as part of my kerbside collection service?

Visit our recycling map to find recycling points near to you, these include small electrical appliances and tetrapaks.
You can also take items to our Reuse and Recycling Centre which is open:
Sunday to Friday 8am to 4pm
Saturday 8am to 12 noon

At the site we can accept:
glass, textiles, scrap metal, cans and tins, paper and card, electrical items, gas bottles, plastic bottles, car batteries, all lightbulbs, used cooking oil, garden waste and wood, fridges and freezers, bulky household items.

Before you visit the site it is advised that you read the user guidelines which can be viewed here.

Any other queries

If you have any issues which you feel have not been answered on this site we have set up a temporary email address for this short period: please note this is a temporary address and will be monitored on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th February 8am – 6pm ONLY.

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