Christmas

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What additional items can be recyled?

What can be recycled?

Where?

Y Wrapping Paper - for types see here Pink sack
 
Y Christmas Cards & envelopes
Y Cracker parts
Y All plastic bottles, trays & pots
Y All cardboard boxes & packaging
Y All biscuit & sweet tins (plastic & metal)
Y All foil wrapping & trays
Y All drink & food cans
Y All left over food waste/plate scrapings, outside food caddy
Y Turkey bones, carcass etc
Y Vegtable peelings, stalks etc
Y All glass bottles & jars yellow box
Y Christmas Trees Garden waste sack Brown garden bin
     

What can't be recycled?

 
N  Christmas Decorations, tinsel etc Black sack

 

When are my recycling and refuse collections over Christmas?

Please see the web calendar for more information:

Recycling Calendar


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How do I report a missed collection over Christmas?

  1. Check that you have presented the correct waste or recycling
  2. If you have been missed either telephone 01268 882265 and leave a message or email recycling@castlepoint.gov.uk
 

Can you recycle my Christmas Tree?

Recycling your Christmas Tree this year could not be easier and cleaner!

Simply place your Christmas Tree out with your garden waste on your recycling collection day.

Y Real Christmas Trees only
Y Remove all decorations
Y No need to cut up the tree or put in sacks or bin

Recycling Calendar


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Can Christmas cards go in the pink sack recycling collection?

Yes all Christmas cards and envelopes can go in your pink recycling sack.

pink sack


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Can all wrapping paper be recycled?

No - only paper-based wrapping paper can be recycled simply place this in your pink sack recycling.

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Can I get more pink/food waste/green waste sacks over Christmas?

Yes you can.

All pink sacks are FREE. There is no limit to the amount of sacks you can have as we want you to recycle as much as possible, these can be collected from:

Additional food waste/garden waste sacks can be purchased from any of the following locations:


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Contact the Council

Phone: 01268 882200
Fax: 01268 882455
Email: info@castlepoint.gov.uk

Council Opening Times:

Monday-Thursday: 08:45 - 17:15
Friday: 08:45 - 16:45