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Hazardous waste collection

Hazardous waste is not collected from the kerbside by the Council. For advice on the disposal of hazardous items visit Essex County Council's website.

Please do not put any of the following items out for refuse collection. The items are also not accepted at civic amenity and recycling centres.

  • Trade waste or waste from commercial premises
  • Asbestos
  • Petrol
  • Chemicals and other toxic substances
  • Syringes and medical waste
  • Poisons
  • Paint (paint can be taken to the civic amenity and recycling centres for re-use).

If you require a new sharps box please bring your full box to the District Council offices and we will exchange it.