Rubbish and recycling
Find out your collection day, where to take your old appliances and what to do with your garden waste.
We are running slightly behind with waste collections due to COVID-19 related staff absence
Your waste may be collected a couple of days later than usual. Please put your bins out on your normal collection day and do not report a missed collection.
We will collect all bins by the end of the week and we apologise for the inconvinience.
An A to Z to help you dispose of an item safely and sustainably.
Your rubbish and recycling collections will be different after a bank holiday.
We have launched Cleaner Lewisham and we are relying on support from businesses and the community to help.
An explanation of the link between waste and the climate emergency, as well as a guide to reduce your impact and what we are doing to reduce waste.
How to deal with your rubbish if you are self-isolating or have COVID-19.
Information about the reuse and recycling centre on Landmann Way in New Cross, including who can use the centre, how to book, when it is open and what you can recycle.
Find out about your rubbish and recycling service, order a new bin, report a problem with your bin, or find your collection day.
Find out how to get ride of large items, such as fridges and mattresses.
Find out more about recycling in Lewisham
Find out what you can recycle and where to recycle things that can’t go in your recycling bin.
You can get regular garden waste collections from your kerbside.
How to dispose of clinical and hazardous waste, and how we deal with business waste and recycling in the borough.
Find out what happens to your rubbish and recycling after it is collected.
Find out about the changes to rubbish and recycling collections that were introduced from October 2017.
Read the findings of our consultation on the barriers to disposing of waste, run from 18 February–8 April 2019.