Reduced Services

Christmas and new Year closure

Christmas treeThe Council offices will be closed from 4.45pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will re-open at 8.45am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

Emergency calls may be made throughout the holiday period on 01268 758357

Castle Point Borough Council wishes all its residents a Merry Christmas and good wishes for the forthcoming year.

Updated: 5 December 2018

Gardenwaste Banner

Garden Waste Bins now £15

Garden Waste Collection

What can be recycled?

Garden Waste Collection


Y Grass cuttings
Y Leaves
Y Twigs and hedge trimmings - up to 7cm (3") in diameter and 1m (3') long
(simply bundle together with string/twine)
Y Dead flowers
Y Weeds
Y Old garden plants or houseplants
Y Logs or branches up to 7cm (3") in diameter and 1m (3') long.

Not in here Not in the wheeled bin or Not in garden waste sack

N  Plant pots & seed trays
N  Plastic, glass or metal
N  Soil
N  Kitchen waste including vegetable peelings
N  Windfall fruit
N  Pet waste


How to use your Garden Bin

How_to_garden_bin.pdf [pdf] 2MB