Waste and Recycling
All household waste and recycling collections are operating as normal. Please continue to check this page for updates.
For guidance on how to get rid of your waste if you are either self-isolating or confirmed to have Coronavirus is provided on the Love Essex website.
Welcome to the Waste and Recycling Section. Please use the menu on the left to find links to the information you require.
Learn what you can recycle, when and where.
Use our online form to arrange the collection of bulky household waste. Find out about assisted collections for those unable to carry their refuse and recyclables to the kerbside or how to dispose of hazardous waste.
Discover what day your household refuse, recycling and food waste will be collected.
Find out about how, when and where to put out your refuse for collection.
Find out why your refuse, food waste or recycling might not have been collected or report a missed collection.
Receive the latest information about your recycling collection straight to your mobile phone, including collection day reminders and changes to refuse or recycling collections.
Find out your legal responsibilities and how you can recycle your bulky waste and dry waste or sign up for business waste collection service.