Please note that VAT no longer applies to the Colchester Borough Council Business Recycling and Waste collection services. Therefore, the prices shown are all inclusive.
Invoices can be paid by monthly direct debit or twice a year following invoicing. Details of payment methods can be found on the reverse of your invoice.
The cost for a Duty of Care Certificate for businesses and schools is £29.50. This needs renewing once a year, and you will be contacted when this is due for renewal.
All businesses, schools and some residential associations that have recycling and waste collected by Colchester Borough Council need to have a current Duty of Care Certificate.
You are legally required to
Failure to have a Duty of Care in place for your business can result in a £300 fixed penalty notice or prosecution. Breach of Duty of Care is an offence with a maximum penalty of an unlimited fine if convicted on indictment.
If you are using our waste bins you can arrange to pay your invoice by Direct Debit. You will be able to specify if you would like to do this when you sign the contract.
The delivery for Recycling and Rubbish bags is free.
Order your Recycling/Rubbish bags
The re-signing fee for both businesses and schools is £56.56
If you have any questions about business and/or school collections, for further information or to organise your collection service please: