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Veolia Wonder Day

As part of open-house weekend the Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility, where the City of London residents' recycling goes to, is hosting an information day. Learn first-hand how recyclables and black bag waste is turned into new green products and energy, there will also be a host of interactive exhibits, games and displays.

When Saturday 22 September, 10am-4pm

Where Southwark IWMF, 43 Devon Street, London, SE15 1AL

Recycle Week

Look out for information and events for this national campaign by Recyle Now

When 24-30 September

Give and take days

These events are an opportunity for City residents having a clear-out, to make sure unwanted items are reused, recycled or disposed of responsibly whilst also supporting the local community.

Next events

When 20 October 2018

Where Artizan Street Library, 1 Artizan Street, London, E1 7AF

Drop off items between 10am-12noon

Pick up items City residents 1pm-3pm, non-City residents 2pm-3pm

City residents, please bring proof of address.

You can bring

  • kitchenware and bric-a-brac
  • soft furnishings like cushions and curtains
  • clothing, shoes and accessories
  • toys and unwanted gifts
  • books, DVDs, CDs and videos
  • kettles and toasters
  • cameras, phones, printers, screens and computer monitors
  • hair dryers, hoovers, radios and CD players

You can recycle batteries, low energy light bulbs and printer cartridges. Unfortunately, we are unable to collect cooking oil.

We can no longer accept car seats, helmets or any other safety equipment for reuse.

What happens to non-collected items?

Anything that isn't taken will be given to charities or posted on Freecycle where unwanted items are given away for free. Small electrical items brought along that do not work will be recycled.

06 October 2016
Last Modified:
31 July 2018