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Recycling

14 March 2016

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We all have a responsibility to do our bit towards saving the environment and recycling is one of the easiest and most effective ways of doing this. 

How to recycle 

Your local council provides you with recycling containers which you can use to recycle certain items. To find details of when these kerbside collections take place and what items they cover, visit your local council’s recycling page.
 
For the items that your kerbside collections don’t cover, you can visit any of the recycling centres in Essex. These centres allow you to recycle products such as electrical equipment. They also enable items such as furniture and bicycles to be reused, as long as they are in working order. For the list of items that can be taken to the centres, visit our A-Z guide on waste
 

The benefits of recycling 

The following are just some of the ways that recycling can help to save the environment:
  • reduce waste
  • save energy
  • conserve resources
  • tackle climate change

To learn more, and to see what you can do, visit Recycle for Essex.