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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



Can I have a textiles recycling bag?

For a delivery of a textile sack please contact:

0800 7879 071 (freephone)

or visit:

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What textiles can be recycled?

Textiles you can recycle:

Y Men's, women's and children's clothing
Y Clean undergarments
Y Paired shoes
Y Hats, scarves and gloves
Y Leather clothing
Y Blankets
Y Towels
Y Bed linen

Textiles you can't recycle:

N Bric-a-brac
N Wellington boots
N Slippers
N Pillows or duvets
N Badly soiled clothing

Mixed textiles and Clothes

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Can I have an Assisted Collection form?

Please Note: This service is only for an elderly / disabled resident who has difficulty in putting out their refuse / recycling.

Please contact us (including your name and address), or telephone us on 01268 882200 so that we can send the form to you.

Alternatively you can visit the Street Scene Section at the Council Offices, Kiln Road, Benfleet, SS7 1TF to collect one.

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