What do we clean? Click to get info
Our street cleaners do the following:
- pick up loose litter
- empty street litter bins
- remove dog fouling
- remove loose grit, gravel and broken glass
- sweep up autumn leaves
Our cleaners may leave sacks of street sweepings and rubbish bin waste on the street for collection later that day.
Our street cleaners don’t:
- clean on private land
- clean on private roads
- clean on Waltham Forest Housing estates. Please contact Waltham Forest Housing directly, between 8am and 6pm, on 020 8496 3000.
If you see large amount of dumped rubbish on a street, please report this to our fly tipping team instead.
Penalties for littering Click to get info
Please don't drop litter. We have over 2,000 street bins across the borough. Most of these are split, with a section for general rubbish and a separate section for recycling.
Littering carries a fixed penalty charge of £150.
Litter includes (amongst other things):
- cigarette butts
- food packaging
- empty drinks cans