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Improve your business recycling habits in time for Global Recycling Day 2020

Improve your business recycling habits in time for Global Recycling Day 2020 [downloadable guide included]

As Global Recycling Day approaches on 18 March, it is more important than ever to recycle effectively. This year’s Global Recycling Day theme is around ‘Recycling Heroes’, which recognises individuals, communities and businesses that play a significant role in helping the environment through their innovative and diverse recycling efforts. According to the United Nations, we …Read more

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How to reduce waste to save time, money and the environment

How to reduce waste to save time, money and the environment [+ downloadable guide with 9 key tips]

The world generates around 3.5 million tons of plastic and other solid waste a day which has a significant impact on resource depletion, global warming and pollution. Reducing how much waste we throw away can help reduce pollution and use resources more efficiently. To tackle this issue in the UK, new legislation brought in via …Read more

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How the UK will improve environmental standards with the Environment Bill

How the UK will improve environmental standards with the Environment Bill

Following the General Election in December 2019, the Environment Bill was re-introduced to Parliament on 30th January 2020 for its first reading, setting out the government’s commitment to tackle climate change and their efforts to protect and preserve the environment for future generations. The Environment Bill will provide the legal foundation for the government to …Read more

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Tackling congestion and air pollution with Westminster City Council

Westminster City Council wins prestigious Future Fleet Award 2020

  Last night, Westminster City Council’s joint project with Sheffield City Council, Magtec and Veolia on electrifying the City Council’s collection fleet was formally recognised at the LAPV Future Fleet Awards 2020. The awards ceremony took place on 22nd January at the Guildhall in the City of London. Organised by Local Authority Plant and Vehicles, …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.

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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