Recycle for Lewisham

A blog written for residents of Lewisham


Let’s Talk Rubbish

The Council want to hear what you think about changes that are on the way with the refuse and recycling services. Please tell us what you think. Full details on this can be found on the Council’s website on the following link:

Go online and tell us what you think

Go online and tell us what you think

The consultation runs until 21st October 2015.

Paper copies of the survey can be filled in at the SELCHP Open House event, Landmann Way, on 20th September and at some Lewisham libraries. These will be drop in sessions in Lewisham, Catford, Deptford and Downham libraries, although at Sydenham and Crofton Park libraries people can pop in during opening hours, see details below.


Tuesday 8th September – Lewisham Library 10am – 11am

Tuesday 8th September – Lewisham Library 7pm – 8pm


Friday 11th September – Catford Library – 1pm – 2pm

Saturday 12th September – Catford Library – 10am – 11am


Wednesday 9th September – Deptford Lounge library 2pm – 3pm

Wednesday 9th September – Deptford Lounge library 6.30pm – 7.30pm


Thursday 10th September – Downham Library – 11am – 12pm

Thursday 10th September – Downham Library – 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Sydenham & Crofton Park

During opening hours.

SELCHP Open House, Landmann Way

Sunday 20th September, 10am – 15pm.

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Give us your feedback on the recycling service

The Lewisham Recycling Service are going to be running a series of focus groups this month to gather your views on how we are performing and your ideas on how we can help you recycle even more. The sessions will be interactive and you will have a lot of opportunity to contribute so if you have comments or ideas please do come along.

We’d like to hear your thoughts and opinions.

 All attendees will be rewarded with two Lewisham Time Credits entitling them to:

– Games of ten pin bowling at 1st Bowl Lewisham

– Activities, including some classes and swimming at Colfes Leisure Centre, Ladywell Arena, Ladywell Leisure Centre, The Bridge Leisure Centre or Wavelengths Leisure Centre

– Seats at Millwall home football matches

– Treatments at T’ien BeautySchool

 Meetings will be held in the following areas:

 – 001 Whitefoot: Goldsmiths Community Centre – 12th September 7-9pm

– 002 Bellingham: Bellingham Leisure Centre – 13th September 7-9pm

– 003 Forest Hill: Lewisham Carers Centre – 17th September 7-9pm

– 004 Evelyn: Clyde Early Years Centre – 18th September

– 005 Blackheath: Quaker Meeting House – 27th September 7-9pm

– 006 Catford: Civic Suite – 28th September 2-4pm

 As places are limited could you please confirm your attendance by e-mailing with your name and the location of the group you wish to attend. Or you can text 07850 714 130 with your name and the reference number of the meeting that you would like to attend.

 If you cannot attend and have any further feedback we are also running a survey in conjunction with these meetings that you can access here:

 We look forward to seeing you there!


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