Recycle for Lewisham

A blog written for residents of Lewisham


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August Bank Holiday Collections

Over the August Bank Holiday weekend changes will be made to the collections of refuse and recycling. Generally most collections will be a day behind so please ensure that you have you bins out at the boundary of your property ready to be collected. With the garden waste bins, please ensure they are out on the street on the pavement so that our crews can see that they need collecting. Full details of the changes can be found in the table below.

Thank you for leaving bins at the edge

Refuse and Recycling collection arrangement during the Easter an


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May Bank Holiday collection Times

Over the May Bank Holiday weekend there will be some changes to the collections of refuse and recycling services. Most collections will be a day behind so please ensure that you have you bins out at the boundary of your property ready to be collected. Full details of the changes can be found in the table below.

Ours refuse and recycling crews will be back to business as usual once they have caught up.

Ours refuse and recycling crews will be back to business as usual once they have caught up.

May Bank Holiday Collection Times 2016

Happy Bank Holiday Weekend


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Refuse and Recycling collections during the Easter Bank Holiday

Please be aware of the changes to the refuse and recycling collections over the Easter Bank Holiday. Details of the changes are in the table below. Please ensure that your bins are at the boundary of your property if you would like to have them emptied.

Thank you for leaving bins at the edge

Once emptied, please return the bins back to their regular spot on your property.

Usual service will resume the week beginning Monday 4th April 2016

Thank you

Normal Collection day Revised collection day
Monday 21st March –

Thursday 24th March

normal collection

Monday 21st March –

Thursday 24th March

normal collection

  • Friday 25th March
  • Saturday 26th March
  • Monday 28th March 
  • Tuesday 28th March
  • Tuesday 29th March
  • Wednesday 30th March
  • Wednesday 30th March
  • Thursday 31st March
  • Thursday 31st March
  • Friday 01st April
  • Friday 01st April 
  • Saturday 02nd April


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Bank Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection Changes

There will be changes to your  refuse and recycling collections for the week commencing Monday 31st August 2015.

Please bring your wheelie bins to the boundary of your property a day later if you require a collection

Please bring your wheelie bins to the boundary of your property a day later if you require a collection

Please see below revised collection dates

Week Commencing 31st August
Normal Collection day Revised collection day
  • Monday 31st August
  • Tuesday 01st September
  • Tuesday 01st September
·        Wednesday 02nd September
  • Wednesday 02nd September
·        Thursday 03rd September
  • Thursday 03rd September
·        Friday 04th September
  • Friday 04th September
·        Saturday 05th September

All collections due to weather permitting.


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Changes to refuse and recycling collections over the Easter Bank Holiday

Over the Easter Bank Holiday, there will be changes to your refuse and recycling collections for two weeks from Friday 03rd April 2015. Please ensure that you put the correct items into your recycling bin and bring your bins to the boundary of your property on the day of collection before 6am. If you have textiles to recycle, please use a charity shop or one of our many textile banks. Recycling textiles this way ensures clothes keep their quality and value.

Don't forget to put your bins out if you want a collections over Christmas and the New Year

Don’t forget to put your bins out if you want a collection over the bank holidays

The collection day changes are listed below:

Normal Collection day Revised collection day
Monday – Thursday normal collection Monday – Thursday normal collection
  • Friday 03rd April
  • Saturday 04th April
  • Monday 06th April
  • Tuesday 07th April
  • Tuesday 07th April
  • Wednesday 08th April
  • Wednesday 08th   April
  • Thursday 09th April
  • Thursday 09th April
  • Friday 10th April
  • Friday 10th April
  • Saturday 11th April