Recycling and waste - Missed collection

Please remember that collections take place Monday to Saturday, 6am to 6pm.

To make sure that your refuse is collected:

  • put your rubbish in the bin the night before your collection

  • put your bin where the bin men will see it and be able to get to it

You can use this form to report the following non-collections:

  • Household waste - Green wheeled bins, black bags and communal bin stores
  • Recycling – Blue bins/boxes, clear bags and communal bin stores (not recycling sites/banks)
  • Organic waste – Brown bins
  • Clinical household waste


The information you provide will be used fairly and lawfully and Southwark Council will not knowingly do anything which may lead to a breach of the Data Protection Act 1998.