veolia Richmond Upon Thames

Richmond Upon Thames

Recycling and refuse collection services to residents of Richmond Upon Thames

Veolia currently holds a contract with Richmond Upon Thames to deliver recycling and refuse collection services to local residents, and have done since 2004. Richmond is a popular tourist destination, with attractions including Kew Gardens, Hampton Court Park, The Royal Parks of Bushy Park and Twickenham.


        In Richmond we currently have a recycling rate of 42% - Thank you for recycling! Richmond Council and Veolia are working together to increase this figure.

Click here for more information on recycling in Richmond.

Refuse and Recycling

Residents can use their blue boxes to recycle items such as paper and card, with black boxes used for the recycling of plastics, glass and metals. For full information on what can and can't be recycled, please follow the link to Richmond Council Website.

Items that cannot be recycled should be placed out for collection in securely tied black sacks.

Richmond also provide a weekly food waste collection and a fortnightly chargeable garden waste collection.


Special Events

We are involved in numerous events that occur across the borough throughout the year. This includes the cleansing before, during and after the rugby and music events at Twickenham Stadium and the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race.