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Golden Lane Estate recycling

Date updated: 11/01/2023

Mixed recycling

Tie your clear recycling sack and place it in front of your door for collection Monday and Thursday before 9am.

A roll of clear recycling sacks is delivered to you every six months. If you need recycling sacks between deliveries please contact the Estate Office on 020 7253 2556.

Recycling bins are located within the car park area. The bins will normally have a green lid and the Household Recycling icon. Download the Golden Lane Estate recycling map (below) for location.

Find out what you can add to your clear recycling sack at our clear recycling bags page.

Items that you can not put in your clear recycling bag​

  • crisp packets
  • food waste
  • polystyrene
  • nappies
  • black bags
  • textiles
  • ceramic

More items you can recycle

Food waste

Golden Lane Estate residents are provided with a kitchen caddy and compostable liners to contain food waste.

All types of food can be included in your food waste collection, cooked or uncooked, egg shells, bones, tea bags and coffee grounds.

Put your caddy containing the tied liner in front of your door that will be collected Monday and Thursday at the same time as your refuse and recycling sacks. Food waste bins are also located in your nearest car park. The bins are green and have the Food Waste Recycling icon on it. Download the Golden Lane Estate recycling map (below) for location.​ ​

If you do not have a kitchen caddy or need more compostable liners you can contact the Golden Lane Estate Office on 020 7253 2556.

Small electrical and electronic items

You can recycle them in the pink Small Electrical Items bin in the bin areas under Great Arthur House. Download the Golden Lane Estate recycling map (below) for location.

Small appliances include:

  • irons
  • microwaves
  • hair dryers
  • kettles
  • electric shavers
  • toasters
  • electric toothbrushes
  • mobile phones
  • table lamps
  • DVD and CD players
  • Walkmans, Discmans, radios
  • laptop or desktop computers, games consoles

Large appliances

Large electrical appliances are collected through the Bulky Waste collection service and sent for reuse or recycling.

Call 020 7606 3110 to arrange a collection or take items to the bulky waste collection point under Great Arthur House. Download the Golden Lane Estate recycling map (below) for location. There may be a charge for this service.

Large electrical items include:

  • televisions
  • computer monitors
  • fridges/freezers
  • dish washers
  • ​washing machines
  • tumble dryers
  • electric cookers
  • electric ovens

Note: Televisions, monitors and fridges/freezers are classed as hazardous waste and must not be placed in the recycling bin.

To arrange for a collection please call 020 7606 3110.​ Please be aware that charges may apply to this service.

Textiles, clothes and shoes

You can place textiles, clothes and shoes in good condition in the Salvation Army collection bank which is located under Crescent House. Download the Golden Lane Estate recycling map (below) for location.

Low energy light bulbs and batteries

You can recycle your low energy light bulbs and batteries in the bins at the following locations:

  • Bin area under Great Arthur House
  • Golden Lane Estate Office

Alternatively, take your batteries and light bulbs to your local supermarket or Robert Dyas store.

Golden Lane Estate recycling map PDF (70KB)
Date submitted: 17/02/20