Waste and recycling sites
Details about Saffron Walden household waste recycling site and where to find local glass and textile recycling banks.
Updates on our service due to Coronavirus
15 recycling centres, including the one at Thaxted Road in Saffron Walden, opened on Monday 18 May for waste or recycling which cannot be stored at home without causing a health or safety risk. The Saffron Walden site will be open from 9am to 5pm every day.
A visit to a recycling centre is only essential where there is no alternative available. The safest way to get rid of your waste and recycling by is using your kerbside collection.
New site restrictions and social distancing measures will be in place to ensure the safety of residents and site staff.
Recycling Centre for household waste
The Recycling Centre for Household Waste is run by Essex County Council and can be found on Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden, CB10 2UP.
Recycling site - find out when the site is open and what you can take.
Local recycling sites
In addition, there are a number of places across Uttlesford where you can take recyclable textiles and glass.
|Town or village||Where||Postcode||Textiles||Shoes||Mixed recycling including glass|
|Aythorpe Roding||Axe & Compasses PH||CM6 1PP||No||No||Yes|
|Birchanger||Birchwood/Wood Lane||CM23 5QJ||No||No||Yes|
|Dunmow||White Street Car Park||CM6 1AZ||Yes||Yes||No|
|Farnham||Village Hall||CM23 1HT||No||No||Yes|
|Great Chesterford||Village Hall Car Park||CB10 1NS||Yes||Yes||No|
|High Easter||Village Hall||CM1 4QR||No||No||Yes|
|High Roding||The Black Lion PH||CM6 1NT||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Little Hallingbury||The George||CM22 7PP||No||No||Yes|
|Little Walden||The Crown PH||CB10 1XA||No||No||Yes|
|Newport||Railway Station Car Park||CB11 3PL||Yes||Yes||No|
|Rickling||Cricketers Arms||CB11 3YG||No||No||No|
|Saffron Walden||Council Offices||CB11 4ER||No||No||Yes|
|Saffron Walden||Tesco||CB10 2JP||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Saffron Walden||Lord Butler Leisure Centre||CB11 3EG||Yes||Yes||No|
|Stebbing||The White Hart PH||CM6 3SQ||No||No||Yes|
|Wendens Ambo||The Bell PH||CB11 4JY||No||No||Yes|
|Wendens Ambo||The Fighting Cocks||CB11 4JN||No||No||Yes|
|White Roding||Sports & Social Club||CM6 1RS||No||No||Yes|
|Widdington||Village Hall||CB11 3SG||No||No||Yes|
|Wimbish||Spar Shop||CB10 2YA||No||No||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.