Recycle

General information 

Where can I recycle? – Map of recycling locations throughout the Borough.

What can I recycle with the Council – General advice from the Council on recycling collections.

West London Waste – lots of useful information on waste and recycling

How can I recycle?                                                                                            

Lots of things you thought you couldn’t – Kew Riverside school recycling includes loaf and sweet bags, toothbrushes, make up, ink cartridges, ring carriers

Textiles that can’t go to charity shops – Traid will collect textiles that can’t go to charity shops including rags.

Clothes swapping (swishing) – Swishing – West London waste runs clothing exchanges in libraries.

Bras – Charity that will take bras in good condition for Africa

Cosmetics (unused) – Charity accepting unused make up

Electrical appliances (working) – St Margarets based furniture recycling – also accepts electrical appliances.

Water filter cartridges – Robert Dyas stores recycle Brita water filter cartridges in their branches in Richmond and East Sheen.

Plastic bags – Most supermarkets have recycling points for carrier bags.

Plastic mailing films / Plastic bags – Sainsbury’s takes mailing films as well as carrier bags in their bag recycling bins

Non-Ferrous metal –  Mortlake company buying copper, brass, lead, aluminium and other non-magnetic metals

Metal – If you can’t take scrap metal to the dump, call Mark on 07842 794953, and he will collect.

Small electrical goods – Most libraries have collection points for these – follow the link for more information.

Lightbulbs – Robert Dyas stores recycle LEDs.

Toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes – One of many things Kew Riverside school collects