Greenwich

Free recycle sacks now available in four Royal Greenwich libraries

Published Thursday, 20 April 2017

The four biggest libraries are now providing free recycling sacks for you to collect.

The four Royal Borough of Greenwich libraries that will be stocking free recycling sacks for residents are:

This will provide easy-to-find collection points for residents keen to recycle, in addition to the online service already available to them.

Councillor Jackie Smith, Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Environment said, "The Royal Borough of Greenwich will continue to make it as easy as possible for residents to recycle and manage their household waste responsibly. This move will make the collection of free recycling sacks quicker and easier while also ensuring that residents unable to visit one of these libraries will still have access to our online ordering and delivery service."

Only clear recycling bags are available to residents to order and collect for free, there are charges for the other kinds of sacks. Below is a complete list of the different kinds of sacks available to buy online:

List of waste sacks available to buy online
Size Type Price
Kitchen caddy, 6 litres Paper bags £4.65 per pack of 100
Kitchen caddy, 6 litres Cornstarch bags £5.95 per pack of 100
50 litres Cornstarch sacks £6.20 per pack of 25
75 litres Paper sacks £9.95 per pack of 25
Small green-top bin, 140 litres Paper sacks £14.22 per pack of 50
Small green-top bin, 140 litres Cornstarch sacks £15.38 per pack of 30
Standard green-top bin, 240 litres Paper sacks £14.86 per pack of 50
Standard green-top bin, 240 litres Cornstarch sacks £17.96 per pack of 30

Find out more information about the wide range of tools and services available to help residents recycle