Lithium battery fires

Lithium batteries have caused fires in the rubbish lorries. Please do not put batteries in your waste or recycling bin. All batteries (including lithium batteries from e-bikes and e-scooters and other re-chargeable devices) can be taken to the Reuse and Recycling Centre at Northumberland Wharf.

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Environment & waste

Read the Tower Hamlets Waste Management Strategy 2018-30.

In this section you can find out how to apply for planning permission, order recycling bags and bid for cheaper energy through our home energy efficiency programme.