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

Glass Recycling

Mixed Glass Bottles

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

You can leave your cap on

Glass you can recycle in your box:

Y All colour glass bottles (e.g. beer, wine, spirit)
Y All colour glass jars (e.g. jam, cook-in sauce, baby food)
Y Broken glass bottles and jars
N Flat glass & mirrors
N Windows & windscreens
N Drinking glasses
N 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?