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NLWA Wise up to Waste
  1. Guide to recycling

    Guide to recycling
  2. Changes at RRCs

    Changes at RRCs
  3. Pumpkin Rescue Festival

    Pumpkin Rescue Festival
  4. Unwanted Mail

    Unwanted Mail

About us

The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) serves nearly 1.9 million people. We help your councils dispose of the 845,000 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 33% of our waste. We are working towards increasing that to 50% by 2020.



  • Jul 29, 2016

    Sizzling advice for a waste free Summer, in north London
    Waste is probably not the first thing that you think about when planning your activities this summer, however, it shouldn’t be the last. There are some things that we can all do during the summer holidays to make them go much more swimmingly!

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  • Apr 13, 2016

    Bottoms up for Real Nappy Week 2016
    North London Waste Authority (NLWA), through its Wise Up To Waste campaign, is celebrating ‘Real Nappy Week’; 18 – 24 April 2016, by encouraging parents / careers in north London to claim £54.15 worth of real nappies for free.

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