How do I order a new bin?

Barking and Dagenham residents can order a new bin by calling 020 8215 3000 or emailing with the subject line ‘New Bin’.

What do I do if my bin collection is missed?

If you bin has not been collected, email with ‘Missed Bin Collection’ as the subject line, or call 020 8215 3000.

How do I order a compost bin?

The usual cost of compost bins is £39, but Barking and Dagenham can buy a compost bin for £19.98 (plus £5.99 delivery). Find out more and order yours from our website.

Where can I recycling glass jars and bottles?

You can bring your bottles to our recycling centre or recycle them at our recycling banks.

Where can I recycle electrical goods and batteries?

You can recycle at our batteries points and for white goods, batteries and other electrical waste at our recycling centre.

Where can I recycle clothes?

You can recycle clothes either at our recycling centre or at certain recycling banks around the borough, or with our partners.

Who can I speak to about media enquiries?

All press and media enquiries, or questions related to this website, can be sent to

I’ve got a question not listed, who can I talk to?

For all other enquiries, email with ‘Waste and recycling’ as the subject line or call 020 8215 3000.