Hazardous waste collection
If you see fly-tipped waste, please report it to your local authority direct.
We operate a household hazardous waste collection and disposal service for residents on behalf of most of the London boroughs. We only collect wrapped asbestos and boxed chemicals including paint.
- We do not collect paint from the London Borough of Haringey
- We do not collect from the London Borough of Hillingdon
We do not collect these items
- Fire extinguishers
- Explosives including fireworks
- Beds, sofas, fridges, washing machines etc. (phone your council to arrange a 'bulky waste' collection)
- Electrical waste, eg computers, TVs
- Clinical waste and sharps
- Storage heaters
- Japanese Knotweed
- Garden/green waste
- Radioactive waste
- Cooking oil
- Pressurised waste, eg aerosols, gas canisters
- Lightbulbs and fluorescent tubes
- Plasterboard and general building waste
- Polychlorinated biphenyl compounds (PCBs)
- Flammable film stock
Asbestos information sheet PDF (480KB)Date submitted: 11/27/19
The Hazardous Waste Collection and Disposal Service (HWCDS) provide a subsidised collection service for London residents in all London Boroughs except in the London Borough of Hillingdon.