Waste/Recycling

Recycling and Rubbish (Colchester Borough Council)
Email: recycle@colchester.gov.uk
Tel: 01206 282700

To download a recycling calendar: click here 

The following items are free of charge and will be delivered by Colchester Borough Council:
Green recycling box application form: click here
Food caddy (large) application form: click here
Food caddy (small) application form: click here
Garden bags application form: click here
Clear recycling bags: click here

To report a missed collection please complete online form: click here 

To apply for an assisted collection please complete online form: click here 

To apply for a rubbish limit exemption if you feel that 3 black bags a fortnight is inadequate please complete online form: click here 

The following items are available to purchase from West Mersea Town Council office:  
Dog poop bags: 100 bags for £1.50
Food waste caddy bags: 26 bags for £1
Open on Friday morning from 9am to 12pm

Recycling Centre (Essex County Council): Check website for hours - RESTRICTIONS APPLY
Upland Road, West Mersea, CO5 8DX.
This recycling centre is managed by Veolia Environmental Services on behalf of Essex County Council.
Email: waste.management@essex.gov.uk
Tel: 0345 603 7625
Website: WMRecyclingCentre