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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.


May 29 2020

Wider Range of Waste Items Accepted at RRCs from 2 June

As part of a phased reopening, some restrictions at north London reuse and recycling centres (RRCs) will be lifted from 2 June, allowing residents to bring a wider range of waste items. In order to prepare for this change, all north RRCs will be closed on Monday 1 June and open again on Tuesday 2 June.
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May 11 2020

Update on Reuse and Recycling Centres (RRCs)

Restricted service at RRCs available from Wednesday 13 May for those at risk of harm. In line with updated Government guidance North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is planning to reopen some of its RRC sites from Wednesday 13 May. This will be a restricted service for those at risk of harm from waste stored in their home. Anyone who needs to visit an RRC must book beforehand.
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