Your collection service

Your new wheelie bins

Most households have recycling and rubbish collected from wheelie bins.

How big are the bins?

Most households have recycling and rubbish collected from standard sized 240 litre wheelie bins. These are 110cm high, 58cm wide and 74cm deep and hold approximately five full bin bags or five full green boxes worth of recycling.

If you have a larger or smaller than average household you can apply for a different sized rubbish bin by phoning customer services on 020 8825 6000.

Smaller 140 litre bins are 110cm high, 50cm wide and 55cm deep and hold approximately three full bin bags.

Larger 360 litre bins are 111cm high, 66cm wide and 88cm deep and hold approximately seven full bin bags.

Do you need help moving your bins?

If you require extra help moving your wheelie bins on collection day we may be able to provide an assisted collection free of charge.

Request an assisted collection