Household waste and recycling

Find out about bin collections, bulky waste requests, and what happens to your recycling in Uttlesford.

How to deal with waste if you are self-isolating or have Coronavirus

We have put together a guide telling you what you need to do to get rid of waste if you are self-isolating or you have Coronavirus.


There are revisions to this service due to Coronavirus. Please see the current updates on the Recycling and waste page. 


Recycling in Uttlesford

Garden waste service

Three bins guide - Information on collections and how to sort your household waste

Need a new bin? - New, replacement and additional bins

Missed bins - What to do if you think your bin has not been collected

Bulky household waste - How to dispose of large unwanted items such as furniture or electrical equipment

► Assisted collections - Find out if you qualify for an assisted bin collection

Clinical waste - Information on the safe collection and disposal of items like hypodermic needles and dialysis waste

► What happens to my waste and recycling? - Read our new series on the destination of your recycled waste