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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.
Delays to bin collections

Due to the SELCHP waste plant being closed, there may be delays to bin collections in the borough this week (w/c 18 September). We are continuing to collect bins on their usual collection day, but your bin may be collected at a later time than it usually is.

If your bin is not collected on its assigned day, we will return to collect it later in the week - you do not need to report a missed collection. Please leave it at the edge of your property ready for collection.

Bin collection days

Find out which day we collect your rubbish, recycling, food or garden waste.

What you can put in your bins

Find out what you can put in your recycling, food, garden and rubbish bins.

Report a missed collection

Tell us if we didn't collect your rubbish.

Order a bin or request a removal

Order a new bin, request a bigger bin or ask us to remove a bin.

Assisted bin collections

We can take your bins out to the kerbside if you are unable to because of disability or ill health.

Bins in Lewisham by property

Find out what type of waste collection you'll receive if you live in a house, a flat above a shop or on an estate.

A-Z of recycling

Use our A-Z below to find out what items you can recycle as well as information on how you can reuse or repair items.

Home composting

Composting is a great alternative to using our garden waste subscription service. Find out how you can compost at home.