St Barbara’s Road
Eight Acre Lane
St Catherine’s Close
St Michael’s Road
Civic Amenity and Recycling Centres at
Maldon Road, Shrub End, Colchester
Opening times are:
01 March – 15 October
0800-1700 hrs (normal hours)
01 May – end August
Tue only – open until 1900 hrs
16 October – end February
0800-1600 hrs (winter hours)
Bank Holidays open as normal apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day when it is closed Waste and Recycling Helpline 0845 6037625.
Bottles, Newspapers and Magazines
There are different recycling bins for clear, brown and green glass and for drinks cans too. Newspaper and magazine recycling facilities are also widespread.
Fridges and other appliances need to be disposed of correctly. You can call your council on (01206) 282735 for details on collection services.
Car Batteries and Motor Oil
It is harmful to throw out car batteries with normal household waste – your council can tell you where to dispose of them safely.