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, which can also save you lots of money.

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Waste collections

Tower Hamlets provides a weekly refuse and recycling collection to residents. Figures released for April 2015 to March 2016 show that a staggering 4.45 million collections took 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.