Hounslow Council

Recycling from your house

Our comprehensive recycling service makes it possible for you to recycle more than 70 per cent of your household waste.

Our current recycling rates are around 35 per cent. Our aim is to recycle at least 50 per cent of all household waste.

Waste that is not recycled is sent to landfill sites where it is buried. It is harmful to the environment and increasingly expensive to get rid of waste in this way.

Find out what happens to your recycling after collection by visiting our where your recycled waste goes pages.

Our doorstep recycling service consists of:

Image of recycling sacks available to residents

To help you use your recycling containers correctly, please watch our helpful online video - Guide to Recycling from your House. (Please note, garden waste is a subscription only service. See garden waste page for more information.

Request a new recycling container

Request a new recycling container

We will be introducing new boxes for recycling in the New Year (2017). Find out more by viewing the feature in the summer edition of Hounslow Matters (Adobe PDF icon PDF Help, size 3059kb).

Garden waste

You can subscribe to receive a fortnightly collection of garden waste from your home using a wheelie bin or garden sacks. Visit our garden waste page for more information and costs. All garden waste is recycled.  

Contact us

For more information about recycling and waste collection services follow the links to the left of this page, email recycling@hounslow.gov.uk, or call 020 8583 5555 from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Online video

To help you use your recycling containers correctly, watch our helpful online guide to help you recycle from your house.

Contact us

E-mail: recycling@hounslow.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8583 5555

Waste and Recycling Services
London Borough of Hounslow
Civic Centre  
Lampton Road