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
You can take your items to Essex County Council’s Recycling Centre at Shrub End. Please expect long queues. More information on current restrictions can be found at Love Essex.
We provide a free household waste collection service on specific Saturdays during the summer months. This was previously known as the Saturday Freighter Service.
This service allows you to take your waste to a parked refuse freighter at a number of locations across the borough.
You can't throw away items that can be recycled but you can bring garden waste which will be composted.
We don't accept any of the following items:
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Need a quick chat? Send us an email or call us on 01206 282700.