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Saturday household drop-off service

The Saturday household drop-off service allows you to drop off small loads of household items for us to take away.


  • Learn about our Saturday household drop-off service
  • What to do if you have large loads, hazardous waste or business waste
  • Search for the next household drop-off near you

We provide a free household waste collection service on specific Saturdays during the summer months.

This service allows you to bring small loads of household items to our crews at a number of locations across Colchester.

What we will take away:

  • small loads from domestic properties – use this service to dispose of bulky items not normally collected with household waste
  • garden waste to be composted

What we will not take away:

Check your next drop-off date

Further information

Contact the Recycling and Rubbish team