Recycling sites (Bring Sites)

At Bring Sites you can recycle:

  1. mixed containers (glass, cans, plastic bottles etc.)
  2. mixed paper, card and cartons
  3. textiles and shoes

Find a Bring Site near you by using the recycling sites map.

Customer notice

The Bring Site vehicle is now back in service and recycling sites will begin to be emptied.

We will do this as quickly as possible but it may take a little while to get to all of the sites across the Borough.

Thank you for your patience and we apologise for the inconvenience caused.

Using the Bring Sites

If you are visiting a Bring Site please follow these rules:

  • Don’t bring commercial waste – this can be taken to Townmead Road instead.
  • Don’t leave litter behind – everything you bring must go into a container, be taken to Townmead Road or taken back to your home.
  • Don’t leave bulky items of waste – this will be considered fly tipping which is illegal.
  • Don’t leave food waste – if you are a resident your food waste will be collected as part of your normal weekly collection.

Adopt a recycling site scheme

Some recycling sites have been adopted by community groups in the area. In return for helping to manage these sites, the Council offers a generous quarterly payment. If you are a member of a group who would like to get involved, please phone 020 8891 1411 or email wasteandrecycling@richmond.gov.uk.

Local tips

Townmead Road Re-use and Recycling Centre

Over 27 materials can be re-used and recycled at the Townmead Road Centre in Kew, including more unusual items such as fridges and freezers, ink and toner cartridges, mobile phones, paint, garden waste and plastic bottles.

Neighbouring recycling centres

There is a charge if you use the Recycling Centre (the tip) in Kingston for household waste. This is because Kingston is not part of the West London Waste Authority.

Space Waye in Feltham is part of the West London Waste Authority and you can continue to use their site.

Updated: 1 March 2017