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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Colchester Borough Council is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe. 

Coronavirus: updates, advice and guidance

Recycling centres

Colchester recycling centre will be open from Monday 18 May.

Only waste or recycling which cannot be stored at home without causing a health or safety risk will be accepted. You should only visit the site if absolutely necessary.

Please expect long queues and delays. For amended opening hours and site restrictions, please visit Love Essex.

Please note West Mersea recycling centre remains closed.

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Saturday Household Drop-Off Service cancelled

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How to reduce, reuse and store your recycling

Page last reviewed: 26 March 2020