Reduced Services

Accessing Council Services:  

By accessing our wide range of 24/7 online services
By emailing directly to the relevant service
By phoning First Contact on 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri). 
By pre-booked appointment at the Kiln Road office (9.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri) - these can be arranged by phoning First Contact on 01268 882200.

Glass

Questions

  • What Glass can be recycled in the box?
  • Can I have an Assisted Collection form?
  • Can I have another yellow recycling bin?
  • Can you collect my missed glass?
  • Do I need to remove the labels from bottles and jars before placing them in my yellow box?

What Glass can be recycled in the box?

Glass you can recycle in your box:

Y All colour glass bottles & jars
Y Spirit bottles
Y Beer bottles
Y Wine bottles
Y Perfume bottles
Y Jam & marmalade jars
Y Coffee jars
Y Cook-in sauce jars
Y Baby food jars
 

Glass you can't recycle in your box:

N Plate glass
N Windows
N Windscreens
N Drinking glass
N Pyrex
N Mirrors
N Light bulbs
N Spectacles

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Can I have an Assisted Collection form?

Please Note: This service is only for an elderly / disabled resident who has difficulty in putting out their refuse / recycling.

Please contact us (including your name and address) recycling@castlepoint.gov.uk, or telephone us on 01268 882200 so that we can send the form to you.

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Can I have another yellow recycling bin?

Yes - order one for FREE with FREE delivery via our online shop - www.castlepoint.gov.uk/shop

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Can you collect my missed glass?

Yes - Please ensure that it is the correct week for your glass collection. This can be confirmed via our recycling calendar.

Recycling Calendar

We ask that your glass is placed in the yellow box supplied by the council and is available for collection by 7.00 am.

If you have complied with the above please contact us by telephone on 01268 882200.

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Do I need to remove the labels from bottles and jars before placing them in my yellow box?

No - labels burn off in the recycling process.

use it! rinse it! box it!

 
  mixed glass bottles & jars
 
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