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Joint Strategy for East London’s Resources and Waste

East London Waste Authority is working in partnership with the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Newham and Redbridge (collectively known as the Partner Authorities) on a new Joint Strategy for managing our future resources and waste.  The Joint Strategy is being developed to inform services starting from December 2027 when our current contract […]

London Repair Week 2020

Gen Z Londoners ‘flip the script’ ahead of the capital’s first ever Repair Week   New findings challenge assumption that younger consumers are more likely to be throw-away generation: 85% of 18-24-year olds have repaired their possessions in the last year, compared to just 47% of over 55s 69% of Londoners would repair more items […]

Recycle for Your Community – at Home!

The Recycle for your Community project – delivered to your door (…or screens) We hope you are all well and staying safe during this uncertain and pretty rubbish (pun intended) time.   If you were unaware, Recycle for your Community is a project ran by Keep Britain Tidy in partnership with the four boroughs of […]

Furniture reuse organisations

Four local organisations regularly collect furniture and other household items from our Reuse and Recycling Centres to be re-distributed at low cost in the local community, primarily to those without the resources to buy new furniture. Each organisation has a retail outlet open to the public and may also be able to collect directly from your property; please […]

Furniture reuse

There are loads of options to allow someone else to carry on using furniture you no longer need. See our Reuse Online page to find out about ebay, Streetbank, Freecycle and other sites which let you sell or donate your ‘pre loved’ furniture to people who want to carry on using it. Reuse drop-off points at Reuse & […]

ELWA’s Strategy

ELWA’s strategy was originally drafted in 1996 and was reviewed in 2006. A new East London Joint Resources and Waste Strategy is being prepared as a partnership between ELWA and the London Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham and Redbridge. For more information, please visit the Joint Strategy page. A Joint Waste Development Plan for the ELWA councils was […]

ELWA Members

ELWA is comprised of eight Members, with two appointed annually from each of the four London boroughs. The Members are Councillors within their respective boroughs. Although the eight Members of ELWA are appointed by the boroughs, they are required (when representing ELWA) to act in the interests of ELWA as the Waste Disposal Authority for the […]