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

You are invited to view and contribute to the The Mayor's Covid Record of Reflection

Essex move to Covid Tier 2 High: Message from Leader of the Council

Glass Recycling

Glass Recycling - Pink Week

use it! rinse it! box it!

Simply rinse your empty glass bottles or jars put in yellow recycling box. Position your box at the edge of your property, separate from your rubbish, by 7am on your collection day

Glass you can recycle in your box:

Glass you can recycle
Yes All colour glass bottles (e.g. beer, wine, spirit)
Yes All colour glass jars (e.g. jam, cook-in sauce, baby food)
Yes Broken glass bottles and jars
No Flat glass & mirrors
No Windows & windscreens
No Drinking glasses
No Pyrex


Lost your recycling box?

Yellow box

Lost, need or want additional recycling boxes?

Telephone 01268 882200 or email and a new one will be delivered to you.

Alternatively a new recycling box can be collected from Council Offices, Kiln Road, Benfleet SS7 1TF.


What happens to your glass?