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Cost of living support

Advice and support to help manage the rising cost of living.

Garden waste and composting

Find out ways to recycle your garden waste at home, take it to your local recycling centre or you can join our garden waste bin service.

Garden waste dead tree in a pot
Garden waste collection service

New subscribers

We are temporarily not taking any new garden waste customers while we change our collection rounds.

We apologise for any inconvenience and will update this page as soon as the service resumes for new customers.

Existing subscribers

If you have not yet renewed your subscription, you can still sign up to have your garden waste bin collected.


Compost bins

Composting is great for the environment and is now even easier at home with discounted home composting bins available from Essex County Council

Garden waste weekend skip service

The garden waste weekend skip service collects from different locations around the district

Reduce food waste with Kitche

Use this free food waste saving app from Love Essex to prevent food going in the bin at home