All 21 recycling centres are now open, restrictions apply

All 21 recycling centres are now open. Read the site restrictions and social distancing measures before visiting.

Waste and recycling

Recycling centres and tips

We're responsible for recycling centres and tips.

Find out how to get rid of your rubbish, reduce your waste and recycle more.
Find your nearest recycling centre.

Waste and recycling collections

Your local council collects your rubbish, recycling and bulky waste. Find out what's collected when, and how to arrange a bulky waste collection, on their website:

Basildon
Braintree
Brentwood
Castle Point
Chelmsford
Colchester
Epping Forest
Harlow
Maldon
Rochford
Tendring
Uttlesford

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