Local Waste and Recycling Centres

Recycle info

There are three household waste and recycling centres in Waltham Forest.

There are three household waste and recycling centres in Waltham Forest:

Items that are suitable to be used by someone else can also be taken to the Second Time around shop, which is located at the Kings Road Reuse and Recycling Centre, Chingford.

For the Kings Road and South Access road sites

Each household can bring:

  • Six standard rubble sacks of rubble each month
  • Six standard rubble packs of soil each month

A standard rubble sack is 20 inches by 30 inches or equivalent.

For the Gateway Road site

They do not accept soil, however you can bring:

  • Six standard rubble sacks of rubble each month

A standard rubble sack is 20 inches by 30 inches or equivalent.

Visit wiseuptowaste.org.uk/rrcs for more information.

Vans are permitted access into South Access Household Waste and Recycling Centre only.

Residents coming by van (a van is defined as a vehicle with no rear windows or no rear seats), pick up or car with a trailer (over four foot in length) must make an appointment to visit South Access Road at least 24 hours in advance booking online or by calling 020 8509 3664. 

You will need to take proof of residency and identification on the day of your booking to prove you are a resident of the borough. Each Waltham Forest household can take a van to South Access Household Waste and Recycling Centre up to five times a year (1 April - 31 March).

For more information please visit the wise up to waste website

Clinical waste Click to get info

The council provides a collection service from domestic properties for clinical sharps and CAPD home dialysis waste. Yellow bags are provided for CAPD waste.

Make a clinical waste enquiry

If you have a complaint about the behaviour of staff who collect your waste and recycling please report this to us.​

Report waste and recycling crew disputes

If you don't have access to a pc, why not visit a Library Plus branch where you can use a self-service pc to log your request/report. Staff are available to support you if you need it.​​

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London Borough of Waltham Forest Low Hall Argall Avenue 
London 
E10 7AS