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NLWA Wise up to Waste
  1. How do I dispose of?

    How do I dispose of?
  2. Give and take

    Give and take
  3. Food waste

    Food waste
  4. Free Paint

    Free Paint
  5. European Week for Waste Reduction

    European Week for Waste Reduction

About us

The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) serves nearly 1.9 million people. We help your councils dispose of the 827,000 tonnes of waste that they collect every year.

In north London, we recycle 32% of our waste. Find out why we want to increase that to at least 50% by 2020, and how you can help:


  • Nov 25, 2014

    North London Waste Authority invites you to celebrate European Week for Waste Reduction
    From theatre shows at primary schools to art installations and give and take days – North London Waste Authority is pulling out all the stops for European Waste Week; 22 November - 30 November, with a bumper packed list of events to encourage young and old to do their bit for waste reduction during European Week for Waste Reduction.

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  • Oct 07, 2014

    Say 'no' to junk mail in north London
    WiseUpToWaste, North London Waste Authority’s waste prevention programme is set to re-launch its promotional campaign to help North London families ditch the unwanted mail being delivered on their doormats in time for the October half term holidays

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