ID required at Jenkins
You must take proof of identity
when you visit a Reuse and Recycling Centre.
The East London Waste Authority (ELWA) is the Waste
Disposal Authority (WDA) for the four ELWA boroughs of Barking
& Dagenham, Havering, Newham and Redbridge.
ELWA manages the four Reuse and Recycling Centres (RRCs) where
residents of these boroughs are able to recycle and dispose of
household waste free of charge. These are:
- Frizlands Lane, Dagenham
- Gerpins Lane, Upminster
- Jenkins Lane, Barking
- Chigwell Road, Woodford Bridge
See the reuse and recycling centres on a map
The RRCs are provided for the free disposal of waste from ELWA
residents only. The provision of these sites is paid for by ELWA
residents as part of Council Tax payments.
Disposing of waste is becoming more expensive and to prevent
residents from outside the ELWA region using the sites, which would
increase the costs for ELWA region tax payers, changes have been
What ID do I need?
Residents must bring either a current Council Tax bill or driving
licence in order to dispose of their waste free of charge. If
intending users do not have either of these forms of ID a charge
(cash only) will be made to access the site.
All commercial waste will be charged at commercial waste rates
(excluding Chigwell Road which does not accept commercial
For more information and contact details visit
or call 0800 389 9918.