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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 £30.09. 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. Non return of the Duty of Care may result in your recycling and waste not being collected.
You are legally required to:
To ensure that you comply with legal requirements please complete and return the form as soon as you can, retaining a copy for your own records.
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.
Non contract customer cardboard/paper recycling collection
Clear Sacks - cardboard/paper recycling
360 ltr Bins - emptying - For Glass Recycling
360 ltr Bins - emptying
660 ltr Bins - emptying
950 ltr Bins - emptying
1100 ltr Bins - emptying
The delivery for Recycling and Rubbish bags is free.
Order your Recycling/Rubbish bags
The re-signing fee for both businesses and schools is £59.15
If you have any questions about business and/or school collections or to organise your collection service please: