Disposing of your non-recyclable general rubbish
You should have a large rubbish bin in your communal bin area for storing general rubbish (non-recyclable waste).
General rubbish is collected every week. Use our postcode checker to view a collection timetable for your property.
What can you put in your general rubbish bin?
- Any items that cannot be recycled
- Plastic bags
- Plastic film
- Disposable nappies
- Pet litter
- Dirty cardboard (e.g. pizza boxes)
- Shredded paper
- Tissue paper
- General rubbish
- Hazardous waste - asbestos, oil based paints, antifreeze, chemicals, petrol - please contact the City of London Hazardous Waste Service for details of how dispose of hazardous waste responsibly
- DIY and building waste
- Garden waste
- Any materials that can be recycled using your other bins including:
- Food waste (where available)
- Card and cardboard
- Plastic bottles, tubs, trays and containers
- Glass jars and bottles
- Cans, tin foil and aerosols
- Liquid food and drink cartons (‘tetra packs’)
Visit our A to Z of Recycling for more details of what can and cannot be recycled.
Good to know:
- Please do not put bulky items like furniture and mattresses in your communal bin area. You can either take these to the Kimpton Park Way Household Reuse and Recycling Centre or arrange a Bulky Waste Collection.
- Excess household rubbish or other items that are not collected from your communal bins (such as old electrical items, books, cooking oil or wood) can be taken to the Household Reuse and Recycling Centre at Kimpton Park Way.