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.

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   Garden Waste Bins now £16

Garden Waste Collection

What can be recycled?

Garden Waste Collection

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 Collection

What waste is collected?

Yes

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 Windfall fruit
Y Vegetable patch waste (not vegetable peelings)
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 Gravel / stones
N Plant pots & seed trays
N Plastic, glass or metal
N Soil / compost
N Kitchen waste including vegetable peelings
N Pet waste

How to use your Garden Bin

How to use your Garden Bin[pdf] 2MB

 

What happens to you Garden Waste?

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