Covid-related service disruption

Waste collections may be delayed as regular staff are absent due to illness and/or self-isolation.

Agency staff are in place to provide the usual service. However there may still be delays to your normal collection day and time.

Thank you for your patience and sorry for any inconvenience.

Recycling Champions

Be a part of the change you want to see and help to spread the word about reducing, reusing and recycling in Tower Hamlets! By becoming a Recycling Champion you can make a positive contribution to your neighbourhood, help the environment, meet new people and learn new things.

How much you do it up to you, every little bit helps! As a Recycling Champion you can get involved by:

  • Attending a recycling event or workshop and sharing your new knowledge with your family, friends and neighbours
  • Putting up recycling posters on noticeboards where you live
  • Inviting one of our Recycling Officers to a community event or meeting, to help promote recycling
  • Sharing leaflets with your neighbours
  • Helping-out at an event or on a local project
  • Sharing ideas about how to improve recycling in your area

You’ll receive our email newsletter with:

  • Invites to interesting information sessions and workshops, such as a tour of a recycling facility
  • Advice and guidance on how to arrange your own community event, such as a clothes swapping party
  • Opportunities to sign up to help-out on projects and at events locally
  • New information, quizzes and more!
Sign up to be a Recycling Champion

More info

Q Who can be a Recycling Champion?

A Anyone over 18 who lives in Tower Hamlets or works for a housing provider or community organisation in Tower Hamlets and is interested in improving recycling and reducing waste

Q What tools will I receive?

A New Recycling Champion's are sent a guidebook, full of useful information.

You can request posters and leaflets.

You'll be invited to workshops and events where you can learn more about specific subjects.

Q How do I stay in touch with the programme?

A Email newsletters will be distributed with details of forthcoming events, opportunities to help and information about current recycling issues.

Q How much time do I need to commit?

It’s up to you, there is no minimum. Any contribution is appreciated.