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In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.

Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, you are still able to access services and information from this website 24/7.

Information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to access Council Services during this period can be found on our Coronavirus information page

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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 - Please email us (including your name and address) recycling@castlepoint.gov.uk, or telephone 01268 882200 to organise for one to be delivered to you.

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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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