Some types of waste must only be disposed of a certain way. See our list below for how to dispose of these kinds of waste products.
The following counts as electrical waste:
You can take small electrical items to the following recycling centres:
Batteries you can recycle locally:
Batteries you cannot recycle locally:
Venues for battery disposal
Clinical waste is waste from a domestic setting that could contain infected human elements, including:
Clinical Waste can be dangerous - do not dispose of it in black sacks.
We will only collect waste if the medication is self-administered. Medication administered by a health professional should be taken away by the health professional.
Complete the following two forms to register a collection and we will contact you to arrange collection as soon as possible. Your collection may not necessarily happen on your standard collection day.
Once complete and signed, please email both forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or post to:
Castle Point Borough Council
If you are unable to download or print these forms, please call 01268 882200 for a paper copy to be sent out to you.
We do not provide replacement sharps boxes, these can be obtained on prescription from your GP.
Waste that results from hygiene and sanitary applications is usually considered offensive waste, not clinical waste.
This can include:
Offensive waste can be bagged and then placed in with normal domestic refuse (black sacks).
We are not able to collect Hazardous Waste.
For advice about the disposal of Hazardous Waste please contact Essex County Council’s Waste Management Helpline on 0845 603 7625
Find out what to do with hazardous waste via Love Essex.