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Recycling centres (civic amenities)

Essex County Council is responsible for the operation of the two recycling centres for Household Waste (RCHW) in Brentwood.

Please select one of the links below for information on what can be taken to the Recycling Centres and their opening times.

Coxtie Green, Brentwood

Roman Road, Mountnessing

Mountnessing recycling centre will not accept DIY and construction waste such as soil, hardcore, plasterboard, heavy ceramics (e.g. toilets and sinks), dismantled fitted bathrooms and kitchens. Vans, pick-ups and other commercial type vehicles, including those privately owned, are not allowed to use this site.

Brentwood recycling centre in Coxtie Green Road will accept small quantities of some DIY and construction waste, providing you have completed the work yourself and it is from your own household. Details of vehicle and site restrictions are available on the Love Essex website.

Advice for businesses disposing of their waste in Essex.

Recycling site

Works Depot, The Drive, Warley, managed by Brentwood Borough Council.

The following items can be taken to the recycling site:

  • Cans & plastics
  • Paper & card
  • Food and drink cartons
  • Textiles
  • Glass
  • Small electrical items

Please help by recycling responsibly and do not leave any other waste materials at this site.

Please be aware that it is illegal to dump black sacks, old beds, builders rubble, fridges and green waste at the above Recycling Site (Please note there is CCTV present at this site.) These items can be taken to the the Civic Amenity Centres listed above.