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Rubbish and recycling

Find out your collection day, where to take your old appliances and what to do with your garden waste.

Reuse and recycling centre

Information about the reuse and recycling centre on Landmann Way in New Cross, including who can use the centre, when it is open and what you can recycle.

Your bins

Find out about your rubbish and recycling service, order a new bin, report a problem with your bin, or find your collection day.

Large items

Find out how to get ride of large items, such as fridges and mattresses.

More about waste and recycling

Find out more about recycling in Lewisham

What you can recycle

​Find out what you can recycle and where to recycle things that can’t go in your recycling bin.

Garden waste collection service

You can get regular garden waste collections from your kerbside.

Clinical, hazardous and business waste

How to dispose of clinical and hazardous waste, and how we deal with business waste and recycling in the borough.

Where your rubbish and recycling goes

Find out what happens to your rubbish and recycling after it is collected.

Changes to rubbish and recycling collections

Find out about the changes to rubbish and recycling collections that were introduced from October 2017.

Results of the recycling consultation

Read the findings of our consultation on the barriers to disposing of waste, run from 18 February–8 April 2019.

Rubbish and recycling collections after bank holidays

Your rubbish and recycling collections will be different after a bank holiday.

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