toggle menuMENU 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.Online services Request a bulk rubbish collection Request recycling sacks Report a missed commercial waste collection Report a missed household waste collection Report a flytip on a public road Waste collectionsTower 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 figuresPlease ensure your waste and recycling (including food and garden waste) is available for collection before 7am on your scheduled collection day.