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 make sure you 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 in Brent high.

The recycling and waste service in Brent 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 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.

Business recycling and waste

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

Missed bin collections

If we have missed a collection you have a three working day window to report this to us.

Household clinical waste collection

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