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The School Uniform Bank Newsletter Subscription

Get the latest about The School Uniform Bank project The School Uniform Bank is a project delivered by Recycle for Your Community (Keep Britain Tidy) in partnership with East London Waste Authority and the London Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham and Redbridge. The project is open to primary schools in the above boroughs […]

Repair Cafes

 Our next event: Saturday 2nd December 2023 – Eastbrookend Country Park, 11am – 2pm Repairs are on a first come first serve basis. No bookings required.  Repairs are limited to one repair per person. find out more here – East London Repair Cafes (restarters.net) What is a Repair Café? Repair Cafés are a place for reuse […]

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 […]


There are no current vacancies. Senior Project Manager £51,903 – £56,022 Full time Location: Hybrid/Stratford, London About the role We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our passionate and friendly team. You will be responsible for managing a large-scale contract expiry process for the East London Waste Authority (ELWA), working […]

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 Joint Strategy for East London’s Resources and Waste has been prepared as a partnership between ELWA and the London Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham and Redbridge. The Joint Strategy covers the period 2027 to 2057, and more information can be […]

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 […]