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.
May Day Bank Holiday 2016
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.
Bank Holiday revised collection times
|Normal collection day||Revised collection day|
|Monday 2 May 2016
||Tuesday 3 May
|Tuesday 3 May
||Wednesday 4 May
|Wednesday 4 May
||Thursday 5 May
|Thursday 5 May
||Friday 6 May
|Friday 6 May
||Saturday 7 May
Please ensure your waste and recycling (including food and garden waste) is available for collection before 7am.
Normal services resume on Monday 9 May.
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.