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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.



  • 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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  • Mar 02, 2016

    A winning waste prevention programme for pupils across north London
    An ‘end celebration event’ took place at The Science Museum, in South Kensington last week (24 February), attended by a group of pupils, with a teacher and parents from schools participating in a waste education project.

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