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

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?