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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Street care and cleaning

The council is committed to ensuring that a safe, high quality environment is maintained within Tower Hamlets. Environmental services officers are based within the community and are ready to help with local environmental issues that concern you including street cleansing, waste collections and maintaining streets and pavements.

Clean and Green map shows your nearest on-street recycling centres, litter bins, public toilets and parks and green spaces.