Reduced Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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

We ask that all residents #StayHomeSaveLives – see a Message from the Leader of the Council

Garden Waste Sacks

Garden waste sack

If you require garden/food sacks please visit our online shop for delivery (std charges apply) - we can also deliver pink sacks.

If you want to order a garden waste bin, this can be done online see below.

Online Shop


Recycle your Garden Waste in many ways:

Garden Waste is collected weekly all year around - Click item for more information

Brown wheeled bin Garden waste sack Bundled waste  Bulky waste collection Compost bin
Wheeled bin Sacks Bundled items Bulky Waste collections Home Composting
 
Garden waste What waste is collected?
 
No garden waste in black sacks

Garden Waste presented in Black Sacks will not be collected

Only Castle Point Borough Council brown bins, Council specified garden waste sacks, or bundled waste will be collected.

 
Garden waste sack

Garden Waste sack

If you do not wish to subscribe to our yearly wheeled bin collection service you will need to purchase the official Castle Point Borough Council specified garden waste sacks - garden waste sacks purchased from other outlets will not be collected. 

 
Garden waste sack Sacks guaranteed to last up to 3 weeks while full
Garden waste sack Handles for easier tying
Garden waste sack Sacks are £6 per roll of 20

 

What happens to you Garden Waste?

Castle Point's garden waste is processed at a composting site adjacent to Pitsea Landfill site in the method shown in this video: