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.

Monitoring air pollution

Find out about air quality in the borough using our air quality monitoring map.

AirTEXT is a free air pollution alert service for residents who suffer from asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, heart disease or angina.

When air pollution levels are predicted to reach moderate or higher levels you will receive an SMS message, a voice mail or an email to warn you that pollution may be elevated the following day

Register online or call 020 8760 5483.