Please note that the Recycling Collection Text Alert service is being discontinued, effective 22nd May 2021.

If you are a current subscriber of the Basildon recycling collection text alert service, we wish to inform you that this service is being discontinued.  You will receive a text message to the registered number on 26th April confirming that this service is being closed down.  A final reminder will be sent to the same registered mobile number on 10th May 2021.  

You do not need to do anything, the service will automatically stop


If you still wish to receive customised updates about rubbish and recycling collection dates

Basildon Council have launched a rubbish and recycling App, which is free to download across Android and IOS devices.  The Basildon Our Streets App has been developed for the residents of Basildon.  Using your address within the borough, find out when your next bin collections are, be alerted when there are changes to you rubbish and recycling collection dates and quickly request our services on the go.

Download the Our Streets Basildon App


If you wish to unsubscribe to the text message service in the meantime

  1. Text Pink Stop to 82727.   This has to be from the mobile phone number used to subscribe to the service.

Text messages to this number will be charged at your standard network rate.