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Download your Recycling Calendar

Download Your Recycling Calendar

Download your recycling calendar. You can also download audio versions

Download your recycling calendar. You can also download audio versions

Download your Recycling Calendar

Download your recycling calendar. You can also download audio versions

Check your next Collection Day

Check my Collection Day

Blue week? Green week? Check your collection day for your recycling and rubbish collect...

Blue week? Green week? Check your collection day for your recycling...

Check your next Collection Day

Blue week? Green week? Check your collection day for your recycling and rubbish collections and find handy information on where to get recycling containers, your Zone Team & more.

Stockists of Food Caddy Liners

Stockists of Food Caddy Liners

Check stockists of bin liners for your food waste caddies. Please note that this is no...

Check stockists of bin liners for your food waste caddies. Please ...

Stockists of Food Caddy Liners

Check stockists of bin liners for your food waste caddies. Please note that this is not geographical to your address, this is a list of stockists that are in your Zone.

Recycling Centres & Opening Times

Recycling Centres & Opening Times

Check Essex County Council's opening times for their Recycling Centres in Shrub End & W...

Check Essex County Council's opening times for their Recycling Cent...

Find details of Recycling Centres and their opening times.

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Recycling Centres & Opening Times

Check Essex County Council's opening times for their Recycling Centres in Shrub End & West Mersea along with useful information on what not to bring and vehicle & site restrictions.

Am I in a Wheelie Bin Area?

Am I in a Wheelie Bin Area?

If you are new to the area and need to know whether we will be collecting your rubbish ...

If you are new to the area and need to know whether we will be coll...

Am I in a Wheelie Bin Area?

If you are new to the area and need to know whether we will be collecting your rubbish from wheelie bins, you can find out here.

What Can I Recycle?

What Can I Recycle?

Ever wondered what you can and cannot recycle? We have tried to list as much as we can.

Ever wondered what you can and cannot recycle? We have tried to lis...

Helping you find out about all the things you can and cannot put out with your recycling and rubbish.

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What Can I Recycle?

Ever wondered what you can and cannot recycle? We have tried to list as much as we can.

Saturday Freighter Service

Saturday Freighter Service

Saturday Freighter Service is being renamed to Household Items Drop-Off Service. You ca...

Saturday Freighter Service is being renamed to Household Items Drop...

Saturday Freighter Service

Saturday Freighter Service is being renamed to Household Items Drop-Off Service. You can still drop off small loads of household items for us to take away.

Apply for Assisted Collection

Assisted collections application

Apply for help with your recycling and rubbish collections.

Apply for help with your recycling and rubbish collections.

Apply for Assisted Collection

Apply for help with your recycling and rubbish collections.

Rubbish Limit Exemption

Waste limit exemption

We are limiting households to three black bags of household rubbish every fortnight. Ap...

We are limiting households to three black bags of household rubbish...

Rubbish Limit Exemption

We are limiting households to three black bags of household rubbish every fortnight. Apply for an exemption if you think that you will exceed the 3 bag limit.

Pay for a Special Collection

Pay for a Special Collection

Book a collection of household items that you would like to get rid of such as items of...

Book a collection of household items that you would like to get rid...

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Pay for a Special Collection

Book a collection of household items that you would like to get rid of such as items of furniture, fridges and other electrical goods.

Opt out of having a garden wheelie bin

Opt out of having a garden wheelie bin

If you are in a wheelie bin area you can opt out of having a garden bin. Please note th...

If you are in a wheelie bin area you can opt out of having a garden...

Opt out of having a garden wheelie bin

If you are in a wheelie bin area you can opt out of having a garden bin. Please note that if you do this you will not receive a garden waste collection.

Report a Missed Trade Waste Collection

Trade Waste - Missed Bins

If your business' rubbish or recycling collection has been missed, report it here and w...

If your business' rubbish or recycling collection has been missed, ...

Continue to report your missed collection.

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Report a Missed Trade Waste Collection

If your business' rubbish or recycling collection has been missed, report it here and we will come back to collect it.

Order recycling containers and plastic sacks

Order recycling containers and plastic sacks

Order recycling containers and plastic sacks for delivery to your home address.

Order recycling containers and plastic sacks for delivery to your h...

Order recycling containers and plastic sacks

Order recycling containers and plastic sacks for delivery to your home address.

Recycling Banks

Recycling Banks

Find your local recycling banks where you can take bottles, cans, plastics and textiles.

Find your local recycling banks where you can take bottles, cans, p...

Find your local recycling banks

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Recycling Banks

Find your local recycling banks where you can take bottles, cans, plastics and textiles.

Report a Missed Collection

Missed bins

If we have missed a collection of your rubbish or recycling and it was out from 7am o...

If we have missed a collection of your rubbish or recycling and i...

Report a Missed Collection

If we have missed a collection of your rubbish or recycling and it was out from 7am on your collection day, you can report it to us here up to 48 hours after it was missed. We will collect any missed collections within 2 working days.

Click and Collect garden sacks

Click and Collect Garden Sacks

Try our new Click and Collect service for garden waste recycling sacks.

Try our new Click and Collect service for garden waste recycling sa...

Click and Collect garden sacks

Try our new Click and Collect service for garden waste recycling sacks.

Book a Special Collection

Book a Special Collection

Book a collection of household items that you would like to get rid of such as items of...

Book a collection of household items that you would like to get rid...

Continue to go to the form.

Continue

Book a Special Collection

Book a collection of household items that you would like to get rid of such as items of furniture, fridges and other electrical goods.

Report a missed delivery of clear bags or blue textile bags

Clear Bag Missed Delivery

If you have not received a delivery of clear bags or blue textile bags, you can report ...

If you have not received a delivery of clear bags or blue textile b...

Report a missed delivery of clear bags or blue textile bags

If you have not received a delivery of clear bags or blue textile bags, you can report it to us here.