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  District and Borough waste contacts

15 April 2014

Local councils are responsible for the collection of your household waste and kerbside recycling. They also deal with issues such as street cleaning, fly tipping and abandoned vehicles. The following is a list of district and borough councils across Essex, as well as contact details and links to the council’s waste and recycling department.

Basildon District Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01268 294949
Main switchboard 01268 533333
recycling@basildon.gov.uk

 
Braintree District Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01376 552525
Main switchboard 01376 552525
csc@braintree.gov.uk

 
Brentwood Borough Council
Recycling queries 01277 312671
Refuse collection queries (Main switchboard) 01277 312731
depotadmin@brentwood.gov.uk

 
Castle Point Borough Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01268 882200
Main switchboard 01268 882200
recycling@castlepoint.gov.uk


Chelmsford City Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01245 615800Main switchboard 01245 606606
recycling@chelmsford.gov.uk

 
Colchester Borough Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01206 282700
customerservicecentre@colchester.gov.uk

 
Epping Forest District Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01992 564608
Main switchboard 01992 564000
erefuse@eppingforestdc.gov.uk

 
Harlow District Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01279 446655
Main switchboard 01279 446655
contact@harlow.gov.uk

 
Maldon District Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01621 854477
Customer Service Centre 01621 854477
waste@maldon.gov.uk

 
Rochford District Council
Recycling queries 01702 318111
Refuse collection queries (Main switchboard) 01702 546366
recycling@rochford.gov.uk

 
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01702 215006
doete@southend.gov.uk

 
Tendring District Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 01255 686788
recycle@tendringdc.gov.uk

 
Thurrock Council
Recycling and refuse collection queries 0800 581281
waste@thurrock.gov.uk


Uttlesford District Council
Customer Service Centre 01799 510510
recycling@uttlesford.gov.uk