Waste/Recycling

Please note new system (below) for obtaining recycling containers.
West Mersea Town Council and West Mersea Library are not stocking recycling containers at this time.


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

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: CLOSED, PLEASE EMAIL OR PHONE THE OFFICE
Dog poop bags: 100 bags for £1.50
Food waste caddy bags: 26 bags for £1

WMTC Waste Contract read more 

The following items are available to purchase from West Mersea Library, High Street: REOPENS MONDAY 13TH JULY
Food waste caddy bags: 26 bags for £1
Website: WMLibrary

Recycling Centre (Essex County Council) REOPENS FRIDAY 10TH JULY - 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