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Service update: Monday 20th September 2021. All recycling collections, including pink sack and glass collections are back on this week starting with Wickford on Monday 20 September.

Thank you for your patience and understanding whilst services have been disrupted. Please remember to put out your sacks on your usual collection day and note that the Barleylands Recycling Centre has returned to its normal opening times.

Basildon Council On Social Media

Basildon Council uses a number of social media networks to communicate with residents and promote our services and projects. Find us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Following one or more of our social networking sites is a great way of making sure you keep up-to-date with everything that's happening - including news, events, jobs and other activities and important announcements.

We also post information from partners which may be of interest.

Your can visit Basildon Council's various profiles through the following links:




Using our social media

Users should make themselves aware of each site's own terms and conditions. We reserve the right to remove comments, without notification, including those which:

  • bully, harass or intimidate any individual or organisation
  • are unlawful, libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually oriented or racially offensive
  • infringe or violate someone else's rights
  • discuss ongoing legal proceedings
  • are spam
  • advertise products or services
  • are irrelevant or off-topic
  • are disruptive
  • are repetitive.


Our social media accounts are not continuously monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, (Monitoring will not normally be undertaken during evenings, weekends and public holidays).

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