Strategy and action plans for waste and recycling
As a Waste Collection Authority, Wandsworth Council is responsible for collecting household waste and delivering it to the local Waste Disposal Authority - the Western Riverside Waste Authority (WRWA) - which is responsible for disposing of waste as well as sorting mixed recycling and
Action commitments for improving the environmental performance of our waste management
Western Riverside Waste Authority
After collection by the council's contractors, your rubbish and recyclables are taken to the Western Riverside Waste Authority (WRWA) along with other municipal waste. WRWA arranges the disposal of rubbish, sorts out the contents of clear recycling sacks and orange-lidded banks and sends the sorted materials to reprocessors who make them into new products.
View WRWA's Waste Management Policy.
London and national strategies
The Mayor of London published an Environment Strategy for London in May 2018 which includes a chapter on Waste (Chapter 7). The Council's arrangements for waste management must be in general conformity with the waste chapter of this strategy, subject to excessive cost.
View Government waste and recycling policy GOV.UK.