Recycling and waste
Recycling in Tower Hamlets is quick and easy. It’s about making a simple choice between putting items in your bin or recycling them.
Even better than recycling is reducing the amount of waste we produce in the first place and this can save you lots of money too.
Spring Bank Holiday
Over the Bank Holiday period there will be changes to your normal collection arrangements. Your waste, recycling, food and garden waste collections will be affected.
| Normal collection day|| Revised collection day|
| Monday 30 May (Spring Bank Holiday)
|| Tuesday 31 May
| Tuesday 31 May
|| Wednesday 1 June
| Wednesday 1 June
|| Thursday 2 June
| Thursday 2 June
|| Friday 3 June
| Friday 3 June
|| Saturday 4 June
| Saturday 4 June
|| Sunday 5 June
Please ensure your waste and recyling (including food and garden waste) is available for collection before 7am.
Normal services resume on Monday 6 June.
Tower Hamlets provides a weekly refuse and recycling collection to residents and figures released for April to September 2013 show that a staggering 2.27 million collections have taken place over that period.
View the refuse and recycling collection figures
Please ensure your waste and recycling (including food and garden waste) is available for collection before 7am on your scheduled collection day.