Recycling and rubbish
From bins and bulky item collections to recycling services and helping us keep Lewisham's streets clean - find what you need from our recycling and rubbish service. Note: We are experiencing a delay in delivering bins due to a staff shortage. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Garden waste subscriptions
Garden waste subscriptions will be available online and via our phone lines in the first week of March 2024 for subscription year April 2024 to March 2025.
Find out about your rubbish and recycling service, order a new bin, report a problem with your bin, or find your collection day. Note: We are experiencing a delay in delivering bins due to a staff shortage. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Get rid of large items such as furniture, fridges and mattresses.
Open to Lewisham residents to help them dispose of large or bulky waste.
All garden waste collections in Lewisham must be paid for. Find out how to sign up and use our garden waste service.
Find out more about different types of plastic, how they can be recycled and what they’re recycled into.
Find out how you can reduce fly-tipping in the borough and help create a Cleaner Lewisham.
Businesses must make arrangements for the disposal of their waste and recycling, as free collections are offered to residents only.
Find out where in the borough you can recycle your unwanted clothes and textiles as well as small electrical items at our public use recycling bins.
Find out how to donate your unwanted furniture to charitable organisations in the local area or how to recycle it.
Find out how to get rid of clinical, healthcare and offensive waste.
Find out what happens to your recycling, food, garden and general waste.
You can recycle your real Christmas tree from Tuesday 26 December to the end of January.