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About us

The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) serves nearly 1.9 million people. We help your councils dispose of the 827,000 tonnes of waste that they collect every year.

In north London, we recycle 32% of our waste. Find out why we want to increase that to at least 50% by 2020, and how you can help:


  • May 14, 2015

    Weighing up waste in north London
    A schools recycling competition across primary schools in north London has shown that we can all do more to increase the amount of things we recycle at home, even in just a short period of time.

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  • Apr 20, 2015

    Bottoms up for Real Nappy Week!
    North London Waste Authority (NLWA), through its Wise Up To Waste campaign, is supporting Real Nappy Week by raising awareness and encouraging north London parents to claim their free real nappy subsidy of £54.15.

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