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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Gardenwaste Banner

   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

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_garden_bin.pdf[pdf] 2MB

 

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: