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energy efficiency day 2018

How efficient can we make Westminster on this year’s Energy Efficiency Day?

We’ve been recognising some hugely positive environmental campaigns in the past few weeks, including Zero Emissions Day and Recycle Week. If you didn’t manage to organise any sustainability initiatives at work around these dates, then you have another opportunity coming. On October 5th we’ll be highlighting Energy Efficiency Day as a great opportunity to save …Read more

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recycle week 2018 wrap

Tell the nation “Westminster does!” | Recycle Week 24th-30th September 2018

Supporting Recycle Week 2018 in Westminster Next week sees the 15th anniversary of this much-publicised national recycling campaign and the theme this year is “Recycling. WE DO! Because it matters”. It has been created to reflect the consensus that the nation as a whole is now saying “we do!” when asked if we recycle. So …Read more

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zero emissions day

Zero Emissions Day 21st September 2018 – an environmental challenge

Do you and your colleagues like an environmental challenge?  Zero Emissions Day – 21st September 2018 “Join the Global 24 hour Moratorium on the use of Fossil Fuels held annually on September 21 and benefit everything and everyone on our planet!” Ken Wallace, Environmentalist and ZeDay Founder If you are looking for a challenge that will …Read more

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notting hill event waste management

The party’s over – Notting Hill Carnival cleared with partner Veolia

Another successful 3-day Carnival – can you believe it was the 59th! – has been held in Notting Hill. There is always a substantial clean-up operation as the last revellers head home each night. The three-day festival hosted around two million people, eating and dancing their way along 3.5 miles of Notting Hill’s streets. Westminster …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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How much carbon is your waste producing?

We have built a carbon calculator that shows how much carbon your waste produces, compared to how much it would produce with our services.

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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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