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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

Business waste collections

With over 30 years experience we pride ourselves on delivering a flexible, efficient and value for money collection service.


  • Collection Service

Our friendly and professional team already collect recycling and waste from over 700 businesses within the Borough including shops, offices, charities, restaurants, educational facilities, care homes, sports and social clubs. 

We understand that one size does not fit all so we tailor our services to meet your business needs. 

You're also guaranteed:

  • No VAT - business recycling and waste collections carried out by Local Authorities are exempt from VAT
  • No hidden costs - all costs are set out up front so there will be no nasty surprises
  • Outstanding local knowledge - we know Colchester inside out
  • Efficient and friendly customer service - we have a dedicated, professional, reliable team providing excellent after sales care
  • Competitive quotes - we offer a free, no obligation on-site waste audit with recommendations on internal bin locations, external waste containers and collection frequencies   
  • Value for money - we provide a high quality recycling and business waste collection service

Please note that the collection and disposal of your business waste is not covered by your business rate payments.  All businesses must ensure that the company they choose to collect, treat and dispose of their waste has a valid licence to do so. 

For more information about recycling your business waste

If you would like to discuss your waste disposal needs with a member of our team please email us at alternatively please call 01206 282700.

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