Creating Opportunity

Recycle for Essex Wastebuster Volunteers are recruiting now -  Are you passionate about composting, reusing stuff or using up your food leftovers? Do you want to get parents to try cloth nappies or can you upcycle what might be wasted into something else?  Could you engage with people at events; small or large, blog or share knowledge through talks? If this is you then WasteBusters want to hear from you right now! For further information see Recycle for Essex - Join the Wastebuster Volunteers.

Refuse And Recycling

Check Your Refuse And Recycling Collection Dates Image icon - Bin question Find out the date of your next kerbside refuse and recycling collections. Report A Missed Refuse / Recycling Collection Image icon - Bin report Notify our Streetcare department if we have not collected your refuse, ...so long as it was not put out too late for collection. Book A Special Collection Image icon - Bulky item Our Special Collections for the disposal of large household items can take away most bulky household furniture and appliances. Request A Replacement Recycling Container Image icon - Bin Broken Request a replacement recycling container online - glass recycling box, green wheelie bin or kitchen caddy Report A Domestic Waste Collection Spillage Image icon - Road Spill Notify our Street Scene department if there has been a spillage of domestic waste. Black Sack - Household Waste Collections Crunch Basildon Council collects non-recyclable household waste in black sacks once a week, 52 weeks a year. Pink Sack - Plastic, Paper, Metal, Textile Recycling Collections Image icon - Recycle Basildon Council collects plastic, paper, card, metal and textiles for recycling in pink sacks once a week, 52 weeks a year. Green Bin - Food And Garden Waste Recycling Collections Image icon - Recycle Basildon Council collects food and garden waste for recycling in green bins once a week, 52 weeks a year. Orange Box - Glass Recycling Collections Image icon - Recycle Basildon Council collects glass bottles and jars for recycling in orange boxes once every two weeks, 12 months a year. 'Crunch' Mobile Tip Calendar Image icon - Bulky item The 'Crunch' is a mobile tip for household and garden waste. Available most Saturdays between 9am and 12 midday, it moves to a different location each time it goes out into the borough. Barleylands Recycling Centre Image icon - Recycle Opening times and directions to Basildon Council's own major recycling centre for a huge range of recyclable materials. Pitsea Tip - Household Waste Recycling And Disposal Image icon - Recycle Essex County Council run Recycling Centre for Household Waste known locally as "Pitsea Tip". Will accept a large range of household waste.
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