Waste service strike

The waste service strike is now over and we have restarted service from 27 September 2023.

Over the next few weeks, our waste service team and private waste contractors will catch up on missed collections and street cleaning as quickly as possible.

We thank everyone for their patience and apologise for the inconvenience

Find out more

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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.