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Recycling revolution in Lambeth

Lambeth council are trialling new green bins in a bid to make it easier for people to recycle. Around 2,000 properties in the Herne Hill area are to get the new bins, replacing the existing recycling sacks. All recyclables can be put in the bin without the need for a bag and the closed lids … Continue reading

Farmhouses to rent – Zone 1

Affordable family homes on a farm in Zone 1 have moved a step closer after Lambeth council approved plans for the scheme, at Vauxhall City Farm. The original proposal from developers, St James was for 14 small shared ownership homes at the Eastbury House site which is part of the wider regeneration of the Vauxhall … Continue reading

Mayor thanks Veolia staff for Lambeth Country Show donation

Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Mark Bennett organised a reception at the town hall on August 7th 2013 to thank Veolia staff for a donation of £1,247.26 to his nominated charity. The money was raised by Veolia at the Lambeth Country Show from sales of watering cans and small plants. The £1,247.26 donation will be sent … Continue reading

Nominate your Lambeth council star

You’re invited to nominate someone from Lambeth council’s who’s made a difference to you – whether through a one off encounter or over a period of time. It could be a local librarian, parking attendant, street cleaner or youth worker. It might be a team of people who’ve helped you sort out a complicated or … Continue reading

Key decisions at Cabinet on Monday, 15 April

16 April 2013 PR 2154 For Immediate Release Press Release Lambeth Council’s 10-member Cabinet meets on a monthly basis, making key decisions about the running of the local authority. This week’s meeting considered a pledge to boost apprenticeships, the future of weekly bin collections and how to improve recycling rates, and the importance of protecting … Continue reading

Charlie Dimmock kickstarts Lambeth’s first green schools programme

Lambeth’s first Green Schools programme was launched on Thursday 25 October by recycling experts Recyclebank together with Lambeth Council, at St. Bede’s Roman Catholic Infant & Nursery School in Thornton  Road, with the help of gardening expert and broadcaster, Charlie Dimmock.  Pupils and staff were on hand to talk about what the project means to … Continue reading

Get recycling for National Recycle Week

For most of us, recycling at home has become second nature but how much do you recycle when you’re out and about? National Recycle Week takes place from 18 to 24 June and aims to get us all to think again about recycling both at home and away. Wherever you are in the borough, you’ll … Continue reading

Take part in our live twitter Q&A and get composting

Whether you’re a Lambeth resident who is just getting started or an experienced composter you are invited to take part in our live Q&A twitter session, with our Compost Doctor, on  8 and 10 May from 1pm to 2pm, as part of Compost Awareness Week, which runs from 6 to 11 May. If you are … Continue reading

Residents can recycle more in Lambeth

Lambeth residents can now recycle even more materials at the borough’s recycling centre. Carpet, VHS tapes, window glass and energy saving and incandescent light bulbs are just some of the new materials accepted at the Lambeth Reuse and Recycling Centre in Vale Street, West Norwood. The site also now accepts unwanted or broken gardening tools. … Continue reading

Free bag of compost for Lambeth gardeners

Gardeners signed up to Lambeth’s green waste collection service are being offered free compost by Lambeth Council throughout October as a thank you for their recycling efforts. Lambeth launched a new subscription service earlier this year for residents who want to recycle garden waste such as grass cuttings and leaves. More than 4,800 households have … Continue reading


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