Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters were called to a fire at a waste recycling centre on Transport Avenue, in Brentford.
Approximately 1000 tonnes of mixed household refuse were damaged by fire.
The fire produced a low level plume of smoke and residents living nearby were advised to keep their doors and windows closed as a precaution.
The Brigade was called at 2215 and the fire was under control at 0711. Fire crews from Heston, Chiswick, Richmond and surrounding fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.