Coronavirus: view the status of our services

We are providing information for residents, businesses, and communities which we will review and update regularly. View the latest updates, advice and guidance.

Recycling banks

A full list of recycling banks in the borough where you can recycle bottles, cans, cartons (including Tetra Pak cartons), plastics & textiles

IN THIS ARTICLE

  • The addresses of the recycling banks
  • What you can recycle at each recycling bank

Neighbourhood 1 - East Mersea, Marks Tye, Pyfleet, Tiptree, West Mersea, West Stanway/Copford

 

Copford/West Stanway

 

The Alma PH, Copford Green CO6 1BZ

What you can recycle:

  • Cans

 

East Mersea

 

East Road, (Opp Church Lane)

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Cans

 

Marks Tey

 

Opp Railway Station, Station Rd, Marks Tey, CO6 1EE

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Cans
  • Textiles

 

Pyefleet

 

The Heckford Angel, Maldon Road, CO3 0SP

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

The Offie, Tiptree, Maldon Road, CO5 0LL

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

The Plough Inn, Lower Road, Peldon, CO5 7QR

What you can recycle:

  • Cans

Village Hall, Chapel Road, Fingringhoe, CO5 7BH

What you can recycle:

  • Glass

Village Hall, East Road, East Mersea, CO5 8TQ

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Cans

 

Tiptree

 

ASDA, 25 Church Road, CO5 0LA

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Textiles

Station Road, Marks Tey, CO6 1EE

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

Tesco, Church Road, CO5 0HB

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Textiles
  • Cartons
  • Tetra Paks

 

West Mersea

Royal British Legion, Barfield Road

What you can recycle:

  • Cans

Shoppers Car Park, High Street, West Mersea, CO5 8QA

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Cans

Tesco Express, 1 Barfield Road, West Mersea, CO5 8QT

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Textiles

The Victory PH, 92 Coast Road, CO5 8LS

What you can recycle:

  • Cans

West Mersea Car Park, High Street, West Mersea, CO5 8JE

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

West Mersea Library, High Street, West Mersea, CO5 8QA

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

Recycling Centre, Upland Road, West Mersea, CO5 8DX

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Textiles
  • Plastic bottles only
  • Books
  • Cans can be placed in the metal container but should be recycled using your kerbside collection where possible

What you can't recycle:

  • Tetrapak/cartons
  • Plastic other than plastic bottles. Recycle mixed plastics using your kerbside recycling collection where possible.

View recycling centre opening times

Full guidance on what you can and can't take to the recycling centre can be found on Essex County Council's website.

 

Neighbourhood 2 - Castle

 

Castle

 

Leisure World, Cowdray Avenue CO1 1YH

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Cans
  • Textiles

Manor Road, near St Mary's Car Park, CO3 3LU

What you can recycle:

  • Cans
  • Textiles

Salvation Army Colchester Citadel Corps, Butt Road, CO3 3DA

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

Vineyard Street Car Park, Vineyard St, CO2 7DA

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Cans
  • Textiles

Wilson Marriage Centre, Barrack Street, CO1 2LR

What you can recycle:

  • Paper

 

Neighbourhood 3 - Highwoods, Mile End, St John's

 

Highwoods

 

Tesco, Highwoods Shopping Centre CO4 9ED

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Cans
  • Textiles

 

Mile End

 

Asda, Petrolea Close, CO4 5TU

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Cans
  • Textiles
  • Cartons
  • Tetra Paks

 

St John's

 

St Christophers Road Car Park, St Christopher Road

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Cans

The Friars Pub, St Christophers Road, CO4 0NE

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

 

Neighbourhood 4 - Dedham/Langham, Fordham Stour, Great Tey, Stanway

 

Dedham/Langham

 

Mill Lane Car Park, CO7 6DH

What you can recycle:

  • Glass

 

Fordham Stour

 

Village Hall, Main Rd, Wormingford, CO6 3AX

What you can recycle:

  • Cans

 

Great Tey

 

Mount Bures Village Hall, Craigs Lane, CO8 5AN

What you can recycle:

  • Cans
  • Glass

 

Stanway

 

Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, CO3 0SL

What you can recycle:

  • Glass

Co-op Fiveways, Peartree Road, CO3 5JX

What you can recycle

  • Glass
  • Cans
  • Textiles

Sainsbury's, Tollgate West, CO3 8RH

What you can recycle

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Textiles
  • Books
  • Cartons
  • Tetra Paks

 

Neighbourhood 5 - Berechurch, Newtown, Prettygate, Shrub End, Stanway

 

Berechurch

 

The Grapes, Mersea Road, CO2 7RB

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

The Parade, Queen Elizabeth Way, Monkwick, CO2 8LY

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Cans
  • Textiles

 

Newtown

 

Co-op Funeral Service, 89 Wimpole Road, CO1 2D

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

 

Prettygate

 

The Commons, Prettygate Rd, CO3 4NW

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Cans
  • Textiles
  • Plastics

Prettygate Junior School, Plume Avenue, CO3 4PH

What you can recycle:

  • Tassimo Pods in the 24-hour bin at the main gate

 

Shrub End

 

Gosbecks Depot, Gosbeck Road CO2 9JT

What you can recycle

  • Cans

Recycling Centre, Maldon Road, Shrub End, CO3 4RN

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Plastics bottles only
  • Textiles
  • Books

What you can't recycle:

  • Tetrapak/cartons
  • Plastic other than plastic bottles. Recycle mixed plastics using your kerbside recycling collection where possible.
  • Cans should be recycled using your kerbside collection where possible.

View recycling centre opening times

Full guidance on what you can and can't take to the recycling centre can be found on Essex County Council's website.

The Square, Iceni Square, CO2 9EB

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Textiles

The Drury Arms (Now Sainsbury's), Layer Road, CO2 7HN

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

 

Stanway

 

One Stop Stores, 5 Plume Avenue, CO3 4PG

What you can recycle

  • Textiles

 

Neighbourhood 6 - Greenstead, East Donyland, The Hythe, Rowhede, Wivenhoe

 

Greenstead

 

Clematis Way, Greenstead, CO4 3PY

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Cans
  • Textiles

Greenstead Community Centre, Hawthorne Avenue, CO4 3QE

What you can recycle:

  • Glass

One Stop, Hunwicke Road, Greenstead, CO4 3XZ

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

 

East Donyland

 

East Donyland Parish Council Car Park, Rectory Road, CO5 7HP

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

 

The Hythe

 

Tesco, Greenstead Road, The Hythe, CO1 2TE

What you can recycle:

  • Glass
  • Cans
  • Textiles
  • Cartons
  • Tetra Paks

 

Rowhedge

 

5 Maritime Approach, CO5 7BA (private address)

What you can recycle

  • Tassimo Pods

 

Wivenhoe

 

One Stop Stores, 1-5 Vine Parade, Wivenhoe, CO7 9HA

What you can recycle:

  • Textiles

Station Road (by the station), CO7 9DH

What you can recycle

  • Cans