Refuse collections

Non-collectable item list

 

The council does not collect certain items in household rubbish:

Asbestos

Requires specialist removal. Check your yellow pages to organise a private collection

Boilers

Metal boilers can be disposed of as scrap metal at: 
Acton Re-use and Recycling Centre, Stirling Road, W3 8DJ 

Building/DIY supplies eg bricks, builders rubble, concrete, earth, sand, gravel

These should be taken to Greenford Re-use and Recycling Centre, Greenford Depot, Greenford Road, Greenford, UB6 9AP
Charges may apply.

Cast iron baths

These should be taken to Greenford or Acton re-use and recycling centres

Chemical storage tanks

Collection of these should be arranged through City of London. The tank will need to be wrapped in 1000 gauge polythene and ground floor level. Arrange your collections through the City of London website or arrange a collection over the phone 020 7332 3433 

Dead domestic pets

Should be taken to your veterinarian for disposal

Oils eg lubrication oils or greases, heating oils, cooking oils

Large quantities of cooking oils can be disposed of by contacting Heap Oils on 01895 824 252

Engine oil

These should be taken to Greenford or Acton re-use and recycling centres. Alternatively, engine oil only can be placed in a plastic bottle clearly labelled as 'engine oil' and put on top of or beside your blue wheelie bin for recycling.

Tins of paint

These should be taken to Greenford Re-use and Recycling Centre

Garden waste

Please subscribe to the garden waste service, or take garden waste to Greenford or Acton re-use and recycling centres

Electrical and electronic items

Large items should be taken to Greenford Re-use and Recycling Centre Or you can request a bulky waste or reuse collection.

Small items should be taken to electrical recycling bins in the borough.