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  1. COVID-19 – RRCs closure

  2. COVID- 19 - Waste services

  3. COVID-19 - Waste disposal advice

  4. COVID-19 - Event cancellation

About Us

The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) serves over two million people. We help your councils dispose of the 850,000 tonnes of waste that they collect every year.

Wise Up To Waste is about working with you to reduce waste and increase recycling. In north London, we recycle 30% of our waste. We are working towards increasing that to 50% by 2020.

News

March 24 2020

North London Waste Authority - latest statement on COVID-19

Reuse and recycling centres now closed In light of the developing situation around COVID-19/Coronavirus, our reuse and recycling centres (RRCs) will not be open to the public for the foreseeable future. This is to enable us to comply with the latest Government guidance on measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. This includes the instruction to members of the public not to travel unless it’s essential, and not to gather in groups larger than two.
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February 5 2020

First ‘Low Plastic Zone’ launches in London as businesses respond to demand

In response to consumer demand for less pointless plastic, North London Waste Authority (NLWA) in partnership with the seven north London boroughs, is launching the first ever ‘Low Plastic Zone’, with over three quarters of businesses* in the Cowcross Street area of Islington having successfully, and permanently, reduced the single-use plastic they give to their customers, with many pledging to go further than the Charter of Commitment.
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