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5 steps to starting rubbish and recycling collections in Westminster

Our infographic guide will show you the easy steps to getting started with Westminster waste collections If your business or organisation needs to start rubbish and recycling collections using bags which are presented for collection on the street then please have a read of this page. Our 5 Step Guide to starting bagged waste and …Read more

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retail waste

Retailers can save money and the environment by switching to Westminster’s Commercial Waste Service

Westminster retailers can help reduce air pollution – and save money – by using Westminster City Council to collect your retail waste Westminster contains some of the most famous shopping streets in the world including Oxford Street, Regent Street, New Bond Street, Brompton Road and Covent Garden. Millions of shoppers visit these streets each year. …Read more

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hotel waste management

Providing hotel waste management services in Westminster

Hotel partners with Westminster City Council for continuous improvement in hospitality waste management For those readers involved in operating one of the many Westminster’s hotels or event venues, we’d like to draw your attention to our latest case study featuring The Langham Hotel. In this case study, we take a look at some of the …Read more

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trooping the colour 2017

Keeping the streets of Westminster clean after events

Trooping the Colour 2017 – Celebrating the Queens Official Birthday On Saturday, June 17th at Horse Guards Parade in Westminster, thousands of people will gather to celebrate the Queen’s birthday. Events are set to begin at 10:00, finished with a flyover from the RAF at 15:00. The History of Trooping the Colour The ceremony is …Read more

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Why should you use Westminster City Council's Commercial Waste Services?

We can help you improve your green credentials

By choosing us your green credentials will shoot through the roof. We guarantee your waste is not sent to a landfill site where it can generate harmful methane gas. Instead, it is used to generate electricity and heat for 50,000 London homes every year.

  • Your recycling is sent to Southwark where it is sorted and sent to other sites to be reused or made into new materials.
  • Your recycling is processed in this country and will not be shipped abroad.

See our Infographic on ‘What happens to our rubbish and recycling in Westminster

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We’re reliable and flexible

Your waste and recycling is the last thing you have time to worry about. That’s why we offer you low cost and reliable services to take care of it for you. 

  • Our costs are among the lowest in the UK, and you don’t pay VAT – up to 20% cheaper than a private waste collector
  • Our experience – we collect 195,000 tonnes of waste a year, enough to fill 24,000  double decker buses
  • More collection vehicles than any other service in central London
  • Green credentials: we use local waste facilities and do not send your waste to landfill
  • Up to three collections every day
  • Excellent customer service including your own personal account manager
  • A telephone helpline available 24-hours a day
  • A three-hour response time to deal with unexpected problems
  • Reliability – we did not miss any collections during major events and bad weather has never stopped our collections

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