Rubbish bins

What goes in your general rubbish bin, house rubbish collections, flat and estates rubbish collections, check your collection days, report a missed collection and how to order a replacement rubbish bin.

What goes in your general rubbish bin

What goes in your rubbish bin

We can collect:

  • waste that cannot be recycled
  • cold ash from fires, bagged
  • food-soiled cardboard
  • plastic bags and film
  • polystyrene
  • disposable nappies

Please put your general rubbish in black sacks within your bin. 

What does not go in your rubbish bin

Do not put any of these items in your rubbish bin:

 hazardous waste such as:

  • asbestos
  • chemicals
  • gas bottles
  • paints or varnishes 
  • tyres

For advice on how to dispose of these and other types of hazardous waste, visit Corporation of London household waste collection 
or call the Corporation of London on 020 7332 3433