Revised waste collection times

Check the revised waste collection times over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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 dayRevised 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.

Online services

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.