Recycling centres

Find a recycling centre near you

You can recycle items at the recycling centre in Nathan Way, or at the recycling banks (also known as a bring site) throughout the borough.

Please note: You should not use the sites for general household waste.

Items accepted

All sites:

  • household batteries
  • mixed dry recyclables (paper, cans, plastic, glass, card, paperback books, food and beverage cartons)
  • small electrical items
  • textiles (not Orchard Estate Recycling Bank).

Nathan Way Reuse and Recycling Centre only:

  • books
  • car batteries
  • CDs and DVDs (no video tapes)
  • domestic appliances
  • green waste
  • music and story tapes
  • scrap metal
  • waste oil.


Nathan Way Reuse and Recycling Centre
Nathan Way, Thamesmead, London SE28 0AB

Orangery Lane Recycling Bank
10 Orangery Lane, Eltham, London SE9 1HN

Orchard Estate Recycling Bank
Russett Way, Lewisham, London SE13

Sainsbury's Recycling Bank
Calderwood Street, Woolwich, London SE18 6QW

Find your nearest recycle bank (Recycle for London website)