Waste and recycling sites

Details about Saffron Walden household waste recycling site and where to find local glass and textile recycling banks.

 

Saffron Walden recycling centre

Saffron Walden recycling centre for household waste and can be found on Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden, CB10 2UP.

The centre is run by Essex County Council,

Opening hours

In line with UK Government guidance, all recycling centres in Essex are remaining open at their usual operating times. If you are visiting please remember that social distancing measures will continue to be in place to ensure your safety and that of the site staff.

16 October to end of February - 9am to 4pm every day

1 March to 15 October -  9am to 5pm every day

Closed

Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve the centre is closed from 1pm

Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day the centre is closed all day
 

Other recycling centres in Essex

Essex County Council run a number of other recycling centres in Essex.
 

Local recycling sites

In addition, there are a number of places across Uttlesford where you can take recyclable textiles and glass.

 

Aythorpe Roding    
Axe & Compasses PH CM6 1PP
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Birchanger    
Birchwood/Wood Lane CM23 5QJ
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Clavering    
Cricketers PH CB11 4QT
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Great Dunmow    
White Street Car Park CM6 1AZ 
Textiles: Yes 
Shoes: Yes 
Mixed recycling including glass: No


Great Dunmow   
Tesco CM6 1SF
Textiles: Yes 
Shoes: Yes 
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Farnham    
Village Hall CM23 1HT
Textiles: No
Shoes: No
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Great Chesterford    
Village Hall Car Park CB10 1NS
Textiles: Yes 
Shoes: Yes 
Mixed recycling including glass: No


High Easter    
Village Hall CM1 4QR
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


High Roding    
The Black Lion PH CM6 1NT
Textiles: Yes 
Shoes: Yes 
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Little Hallingbury    
The George CM22 7PP
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Little Walden    
The Crown PH CB10 1XA
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Newport    
Railway Station Car Park CB11 3PL 
Textiles: Yes 
Shoes: Yes 
Mixed recycling including glass: No


Rickling
Cricketers Arms CB11 3YG
Textiles: No
Shoes: No
Mixed recycling including glass: No


Saffron Walden    
Council Offices CB11 4ER
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Saffron Walden    
Tesco CB10 2JP
Textiles: Yes   
Shoes: Yes
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Saffron Walden    
Lord Butler Leisure Centre CB11 3EG
Textiles: Yes   
Shoes: Yes
Mixed recycling including glass: No


Stebbing    
The White Hart PH CM6 3SQ
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Wendens Ambo    
The Bell PH CB11 4JY
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Wendens Ambo    
The Fighting Cocks CB11 4JN
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


White Roding    
Sports & Social Club CM6 1RS
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Widdington    
Village Hall CB11 3SG 
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes


Wimbish    
Spar Shop CB10 2YA
Textiles: No    
Shoes: No    
Mixed recycling including glass: Yes

 

Using your bin

Uttlesford District council collects a wide variety of recyclable materials as part of the household collection service. For more information about what to put in your bins, go to the Three Bins Guide.

 


Additional information

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