There will be no rubbish or recycling collections on Christmas Day, Monday 25 December 2017.
If one of your rubbish collections falls on Christmas Day, your next collection will be as normal.
If your recycling collection is scheduled to be on Christmas Day, a special recycling collection will take place on Saturday 23 December 2017.
All other collection days over the period remain the same.
Westminster has 22 recycling points for natural Christmas trees. You can take your tree to a drop-off point between Tuesday 2 January and Monday 15 January 2018. Opening hours are 8am to 8pm unless they are in parks, which close at 4.30pm.
Recycling your Christmas tree is easy and helps the environment as it goes to make woodchip and soil-improver. Any trees dumped at other sites won't be composted.
Please remove all decorations, stands and netting from the tree before bringing it to a recycling point.
The Mobile Recycling Centre outside Warwick Avenue tube station will be closed on Saturday 23 and Saturday 30 December 2017.
The Mobile Recycling Centre will also be closed on Saturday 6 and Saturday 13 January 2018 to make way for the Christmas tree recycling site.
Reduce wrapping paper usage with ‘furoshiki’, a Japanese-style of wrapping presents with material which can be reused.
Give your Christmas cards a new lease of life by cutting them up to make gift tags for next Christmas.
The following can be put in your mixed recycling bags, boxes and bins:
All non-paper gift wrap, wrapping paper and gift bags, such as foil-based wrapping or bags, should be put in your rubbish. If the gift wrap, wrapper paper and gift bags spring back once you scrunch them, these materials should be put in your rubbish.