Find out what community schemes are available to help you to reuse and recycling your waste.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, please check the status of schemes with individual providers. Please consider reducing and storing waste to help ease the burden on these schemes during this time.
Richmond Freegle is run by volunteers and enables local residents to exchange unwanted items free of charge. You can search or browse for free items currently available in you area.
The Richmond Furniture Scheme is a charitable organisation which collects donated furniture and household items in good condition from in and around the borough. The project supplies furniture at low cost to people who could not otherwise afford it.
Kew Riverside Primary School provides a public recycling facility for many different hard to recycle items including baby food pouches, bread bags, crisp packets, chocolate/sweet/biscuit/cake wrappers, printer inks/cartridges and ring carriers. Please drop your recycling to the bin located behind the gates of Kew Riverside Pitches by Barker Close car park. This helps to raise money for the school.
View what you can recycle at Kew Riverside Primary School
RePaint is one of the initiatives run from the Townmead Road Reuse and Recycling Centre. Rather than throwing paint away as rubbish, we collect unwanted but usable paint donated by residents for redistribution to community groups and people in receipt of benefits.
Have you got paint you no longer need? You can leave it with us at Townmead Road Re-use and Recycling Centre.
|We need usable paint like||We cannot take|
|Exterior paint||Paint over 10 years old or not in its original container|
Paint is available free of charge to community groups, charities and voluntary organisations for use related to their activities. Paint is also available to people who are referred by our Community Services or other local support organisations. you can collect paint from Townmead Road Reuse and Recycling Centre from Monday to Friday, between 9am and 3pm.
Telephone: 020 8876 3281
Email firstname.lastname@example.org (please put RePaint in the subject heading)
Did you know?
Disposable nappies are responsible for up to 4% of waste landfilled by the borough. This waste is expensive to dispose of and increases landfill, which contributes significantly to global warming.
Find out more about reusable nappies at Real Nappies for London.
|Mothercare||Unit A1, Kew Retail Park, Mortlake Road, Kew, TW9 4AD||020 8878 3758||www.mothercare.com||Nappy supplier|
|Nappy Ever After||Order online or by phone||020 7383 5115||www.nappyeverafter.co.uk||Nappy supplier|
|Number 1 for Nappies||Order online or by phone||07951 687730||www.numberonefornappies.co.uk||Nappy laundry|
|Twinkle Twinkle||Order online or by phone||0118 969 5550||www.twinkleontheweb.co.uk||Nappy supplier|
* IMPORTANT - This is not an exhaustive list of suppliers nor does the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames endorse any particular supplier. You may purchase reusable nappies from any supplier you find or choose.
We offer simple steps to help reduce the amount of unwanted mail that comes through your door.
Visit West London Waste Authority website to learn more about how to reduce waste and take action locally.
Up to: Recycling and refuse sites
Updated: 01 April 2020