Recycle for Lewisham

A blog written for residents of Lewisham

Recycling Map

Below is an easy to navigate map of Lewisham, displaying recycling points where resident’s can take anything from cans to kettles. Zoom in on your local area to find your nearest recycling point.

Symbol Mixed Recycling: you can recycle: Paper & Card, Glass bottles & jars, Tins & Cans as well as Plastic Bottles
Symbol Textiles: these banks are for Clean dry clothing, paired shoes and boots, Belts, hats, bags/handbags, towels, bed linen, curtains and fabrics
Small electrical appliances: see our previous posting for do’s and don’ts
Symbol Mixed Plastics: here you can recycle items such as yoghurt pots and Margarine tubs, not currently accepted in the kerbside colllection
Symbol Tetra – Paks: these are the containers that used for items such as Orange Juice and some soups.
Symbol Lightbulbs: these sites are for low energy light bulbs only
Symbol Libraries: you can recycle batteries and collect ‘no junk mail’ and ‘mattress recycling’ stickers.
Symbol Reuse and Recycling Centre: visit the council website for a full list of what can be taken to the site.
 
Carrier Bags and Plastic Film Recycling: Supermarket plastic bags and other plastic film such as bread bags click here for more details
Special Events: Our Recycling and Sustainability teams often run specials events throughout the borough. Keep your eyes peeled for the orange suns!

21 thoughts on “Recycling Map

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  8. This map is NOT ‘easy to navigate’. You should provide the information in a less gimmicky way.

  9. I think the Map’s actually pretty good, I tend to use google maps for most things … good on Lewisham council for being up with the technology!

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  11. Wow, now people don’t get confused!

  12. You can use your Cell phones to locate this waste removal centers.

  13. So easy navigating this using a GPS. All the key waste removal centers are marked.

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  15. You actually cause it to look not that hard using your powerpoint presentation however in discovering this trouble to generally be seriously something which In my opinion I had under no circumstances recognize. It appears too difficult and very enormous personally. I am taking a look in advance as part of your following distribute, I’ll try to obtain the hang of it!

  16. So, recycling is beneficial environmentally as well as economically.
    Reprocessed copper contains as much as 90 percent of the
    new copper value. If you have become convinced to recycle your laptop batteries, you can then contact your local recycling facility.

  17. Not entirely sure how I’m supposed to get my Christmas tree to the recycling centre without a car… Why can’t they be picked up like with other councils?

  18. Plastics recycling is listed at New Cross Sainsburys but I can only see paper, cans and glass at the recycling point, am I looking in the wrong place or does the map need updating??

  19. Location is very important point for recycling .It is maintain a big issue recycling management.

  20. i have no way of getting to recycle centre my bins are full and the extra black bags are dumped on the drive by the bin men and its not a problem if you give them some money to throw then in to the bin lorry .people are more likely to fly tip if the waste is only every 2 weeks in lewisham .2 large item are a total of £45 i earn very little and £45 is a weeks food cost for me

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