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Christmas Waste and Recycling Collections

Details of our collections over the Christmas period, and for the year to come.

Christmas and New Year opening times

Free after 3pm

Christmas and New Year parking in council run car parks.

Saffron Walden Museum

Come and see what is going on at the museum over Christmas and the New Year.

  • In the news18/12/2014 Xmas dinner
    Get your turkey ready for 'National Defrost Your Turkey Day'
    UDC will be supporting the Food Standards Agency on Monday 22 December. Read on
  • In the news16/12/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Colne builds its first affordable homes in Uttlesford
    Residents are set to benefit from the district's first affordable homes from the Essex-based housing association. Read on
  • In the news16/12/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Wanted: Two people committed to ensuring councillors maintain the highest standards of public behaviour
    UDC is looking for two people to work alongside its Standards Committee. Read on
  • In the news15/12/2014 Christmas Tree Recycling News Spinner
    Real Christmas tree and green waste recycling
    Once all the Christmas festivities are over, residents can recycle their real Christmas trees and green waste. Read on
  • In the news10/12/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Residents encouraged to take advantage of cashback funding scheme
    Uttlesford residents can apply for grants of up to £5,600 to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Read on
  • In the news08/12/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Have your say: Consultation starts on Gypsy & Traveller site allocation options
    Residents are being urged to have their say on proposed Gypsy & Traveller site options for the district. Read on
  • In the news04/12/2014 Tour de France News Spinner
    Essex a winner from Tour de France
    Cllr Howard Rolfe said: "The Tour de France was a significant opportunity for Uttlesford to be shown to the world." Read on
  • In the news03/12/2014 Car parking consultation
    Free car parking scheme to support Uttlesford's town centres gets under way
    A series of free car parking initiatives began this week in Uttlesford's town centres over the festive period. Read on
  • In the news28/11/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Join scheme to save money on your energy bills this winter
    Residents and businesses across Uttlesford could save around £200 if they take part in a countywide switching scheme. Read on
  • In the news25/11/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Council responds to draft Sustainable Development Plan for airport
    More data needs to be made available before assessment can be made of MAG vision for Stansted Airport. Read on
  • In the news21/11/2014 Museum Sign News Spinner
    Family fun at Saffron Walden Museum this Christmas
    Make decorations for your tree and meet children's author Read on
  • In the news20/11/2014 Picture submitted by Sue Palmer
    Sandbag project gives parishes a head start this winter
    Stocks of sandbags have been put in place around the district. Read on
  • In the news19/11/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Food businesses: are you prepared for changes to food allergen information?
    Uttlesford District Council is reminding food business across the district that they need to be ready for new rules which will affect the way the... Read on
  • In the news14/11/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Business finance roadshow comes to Uttlesford
    Advice on how to access vital funding for growth will be available for Uttlesford's businesses at a workshop event. Read on
  • In the news11/11/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Uttlesford's community heroes and Tour Makers honoured at awards ceremony
    It was an evening to celebrate the outstanding contribution of Uttlesford's unsung heroes. Read on
  • In the news04/11/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    District's future housing needs are set out at strategy conference
    Delegates considered the challenges to providing the best possible housing services for local people. Read on
  • In the news04/11/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Uttlesford District Council looks to become 'Living Wage' employer
    A proposal has been put forward recommending that Council employees are paid at least the Living Wage. Read on
  • In the news03/11/2014 Audley End News Spinner
    Residents urged to have their say on Audley End Conservation Area Appraisal
    Proposals to extend the Conservation Area boundary have been put forward. Read on
  • In the news03/11/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Uttlesford is top of the vox pops
    Uttlesford has come up trumps in a county-wide survey measuring resident satisfaction. Read on
  • In the news29/10/2014 Car parking consultation
    Council looks to introduce free car parking options running up to Christmas and into New Year
    The council is set to introduce a series of FREE car parking options. Read on
  • In the news27/10/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    Uttlesford goes 'green' with its travel plan
    Uttlesford District Council has been recognised for its efforts in supporting green travel within the organisation. Read on
  • In the news24/10/2014 Littering It's not Cool
    Campaign leads to drop in litter across the county
    The amount of litter dropped in Essex reduced by over 20% following a county-wide initiative to tackle the issue. Read on
  • In the news22/10/2014 AAA Default News Spinner
    New political composition of Uttlesford District Council
    A new political group has been formed on Uttlesford District Council. Read on
  • In the news07/10/2014 Conservation Areas
    Elmdon residents urged to have their say on draft Conservation Area appraisal
    Proposals to extend the Conservation Area boundary of an Uttlesford village have been put forward. Read on