Bins, rubbish and recycling

What you can put in your bins, when your rubbish is collected, where you can recycle, 
 and how you can help us keep Brent's streets clean
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What you can put in your bins

A guide to what rubbish you can put in each bin or container

How collections work

Find out what bins or containers you should have and what to do on collection day

Garden waste collections

Sign up to have your garden waste collected regularly

Abbey Road reuse and recycling centre

Recycle or dispose of household rubbish or bulky items at our main recycling centre in Wembley

Recycle, reduce, reuse

Ideas and advice for recycling electrical items, furniture, clothes and much more

Street cleaning

Report issues such as graffiti, fly-tipping, abandoned vehicles and dog mess

Special Collections

Arrange for large or bulky items of furniture to be collected from your home

Small items collection

Get textiles, batteries, small electrical items, coffee pods and paint collected from your home for free

Clinical waste

If you have clinical waste, you can arrange for it to be collected from your home

Hazardous waste collections

Waste that poses a potential threat to public health or the environment can be collected through a special service

Help to put your bins out

If you have difficulty putting out your recycling or rubbish you can apply for an assisted bin collection

Information for businesses

If you are a business owner, find out how you should deal with the disposal of your trade waste