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, our operating hours remain unchanged.

You are still able to access services and information from the website 24/7 and via email and phone during operating hours.

For information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19), and to volunteer to help in your community, please see our Coronavirus information page.

For information on our services, including waste collections, please see our Service update and information page

For information on businesses and business rates, please see our Business advice page

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Garden Waste Sacks

Garden waste sack

If you require garden/food sacks please call 01268 882200 for delivery (std charges apply) - we can also deliver pink sacks.


Only call when you need them do not bulk these unnecessarily or the service may be removed. 

 

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: