We are committed to reducing the amount of waste that goes to landfill and there are a number of ways you can reduce, reuse and recycle in Brent.

Please keep using your blue top recycling bincommunal recycling bins (if you live in flats), on street recycling and the Abbey Road Reuse and Recycling Centre to keep recycling rates high.

The recycling and waste service is based on the type of property you live in and may change over a holiday period. View our  holiday service changes page for details.

Recycling and waste service changes in Spring 2015

Your recycling service in Brent will be changing in spring next year with the introduction of new weekly recycling collections.

Recycling and waste from a house or converted flat

The collection service you get, and how to use it, if you live in a house or converted flat.

Recycling and waste from a block of flats

The collection service you get, and how to use it, if you live in a block of flats.

Recycling and waste from a flat above a shop

The collection service you get, and how to use it, if you live in a flat above shops.

Recycling and waste from a house along the North Circular Road

The collection service you get, and how to use it, if you live along the A-406.

Where to put your bins for collection

For all collections you need to put your bins as near to the street as possible or they will not be emptied.

Timed waste and recycling collections

To make our streets cleaner, we have introduced a new initiative of timed waste and recycling collections for some streets.

Business recycling and waste

Information for businesses about hazardous and general recycling and waste arrangements that should be made.

Household clinical waste collection

This includes the safe collection and disposal of items like hypodermic needles and incontinence pads.