Waste and recycling sites

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

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.

Saffron Walden household waste and 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 villageWherePostcodeTextilesShoesMixed recycling including glass
Aythorpe RodingAxe & Compasses PHCM6 1PPNoNoYes
BirchangerBirchwood/Wood LaneCM23 5QJNoNoYes
ClaveringCricketersCB11 4QTNoNoYes
DunmowWhite Street Car ParkCM6 1AZYesYesNo
DunmowTescoCM6 1SFYesYesYes
FarnhamVillage HallCM23 1HTNoNoYes
Great ChesterfordVillage Hall Car ParkCB10 1NSYesYesNo
High EasterVillage HallCM1 4QRNoNoYes
High RodingThe Black Lion PHCM6 1NTYesYesYes
Little HallingburyThe GeorgeCM22 7PPNoNoYes
Little WaldenThe Crown PHCB10 1XANoNoYes
NewportRailway Station Car ParkCB11 3PLYesYesNo
RicklingCricketers ArmsCB11 3YGNoNoNo
Saffron WaldenCouncil OfficesCB11 4ERNoNoYes
Saffron WaldenTescoCB10 2JPYesYesYes
Saffron WaldenLord Butler Leisure CentreCB11 3EGYesYesNo
StebbingThe White Hart PHCM6 3SQNoNoYes
Wendens AmboThe Bell PHCB11 4JYNoNoYes
Wendens AmboThe Fighting CocksCB11 4JNNoNoYes
White RodingSports & Social ClubCM6 1RSNoNoYes
WiddingtonVillage HallCB11 3SGNoNoYes
WimbishSpar ShopCB10 2YANoNoYes

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.


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