• Who we are

    The South London Waste Partnership is made up of four local councils (Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton) who are working together to provide improved and more cost-effective waste management services to their residents.

    The way waste is treated and disposed of has changed beyond recognition in recent years...

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  • What we do

    The South London Waste Partnership has two key aims:

    1. To manage waste in a way that is more sustainable and causes less damage to the environment
    2. To manage waste in a way that is more cost-effective, for the benefit of council tax payers...
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  • Why we do it

    For generations, local authorities have relied on being able to bury household waste in the ground. This was seen as a simple, cost-effective and hygienic solution to the challenge of managing our waste.

    There are two reasons why our reliance on landfill must finally come to an end: Firstly, there are the environmental implications of continuing to send our waste to landfill...

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Metal Matters

Waste strategy

When it comes to recycling, metal is hard to beat. That’s because it’s 100% recyclable - every last bit can be turned into something else. And it’s a cycle that can go on for ever.

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Turning waste into energy

Turning waste into energy
In 2018 a state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility will open in
Sutton that will turn household
waste into energy instead of seeing it buried in the ground.

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