Bank holiday waste collection

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Recycling and waste

Summer bank holiday

Over the bank holiday period there will be changes to your normal collection arrangements. Your waste, recycling, food and garden waste will be affected.
Normal collection day Revised collection day
Monday 29 August  Tuesday 30 August 
Tuesday 30 August  Wednesday 31 August 
Wednesday 31 August  Thursday 1 September
Thursday 1 September  Friday 2 September 
Friday 2 September Saturday 3 September

Please ensure your waste and recycling (including food and garden waste) is available for collection before 7am.
Normal services to resume on Monday 5 September.

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.
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Waste collections
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.