Waste and recycling


  • Green Deal home and business energy-saving improvements - assessments, repayments, Home Improvement Fund scheme

  • How to report environmental incidents, including pollution, damage to the natural environment, flooding, illegal fishing or a collapsed river bank.

  • Find out if your council collects recycling, how to recycle household waste such as mobile phones, computers, packaging and green waste

  • How to classify and describe your business waste so you can know how to manage and dispose of it - what you need to do, List of Waste (LoW) codes, technical guidance.

  • Fly-tipping is the illegal dumping of waste or rubbish - report it to the local council or to Crimestoppers

Guidance and regulation

News and communications

Research and statistics

Policy papers and consultations

Transparency and freedom of information releases