Find out if an item will be collected by our kerbside service or can be taken to one of Essex County Council's Recycling Centres.
Enter your postcode and find out when your collection day is and what needs to go out each week.
Every other week, you will need to put out your blue recycling sack, containing paper and cardboard for recycling.
Every other week, you can use a brown bin or green sack to recycle your garden waste.
Every week, you will need to present your food caddy for collection, containing your household food waste for recycling.
Report a missed household waste or recycling collection.
Need another reusable recycling sack, food waste caddy or red box for glass?
Essex County Council is responsible for the operation of the two Recycling Centres for Household Waste (RCHW) in Brentwood.
Information and advice on recycling.
Every other week, you will need to put out your red box containing glass for recycling.
The most important way to reduce rubbish is to create less in the first place.
We can arrange to deliver educational classroom talks and interactive activities to promote the key themes of Reduce, Reuse and Recycling.
Brentwood Borough Council is working in partnership with Essex Textiles to reduce the amount of textiles that go to landfill.
Every other week, you will need to put out your white recycling sack, containing cans and plastic for recycling.
WarningFrom Monday 13 March 2023, residents visiting Essex County Council (ECC) recycling centres will need to book in advance. A booking system will be trialled for all vehicles visiting ECC recycling centres to help manage waiting times, reduce congestion, and improve the customer experience.