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Key changes to black bag (i.e. non-recyclable) waste collections:
For more information and FAQs about the changes, see Colchester Borough Council's website at www.colchester.gov.uk/recycling
Black bag (i.e. non-recyclable) waste. Maximum of three black bags.
Glass bottles and jars. Cans, tins and metal lids. Foil and aerosol cans. Placed in recycling boxes.
Paper, card and cardboard in clear recycling sacks provided by the Council.
Clothes, textiles, handbags and shoes in separate clear recycling sacks from paper.
Mixed plastics: bottles, pots, tubs and trays (Please crush bottles) in clear recycling sacks provided by the Council.
Garden Waste in up to 4 garden waste sacks.
* Christmas week collections will take place on Wednesday 27th December, not Tuesday 26th.
Recycling boxes and additional clear recycling sacks are available free of charge from various locations in the Borough, see www.colchester.gov.uk/pickuprecyclingcontainers
Items that can be placed in food caddies for weekly collection include:
Vegetable and fruit peelings
Meat and fish - raw and cooked, including bones
Bread, cakes and pastries
Uneaten food from plates and dishes
Tea bags and coffee grounds
More information about food waste recycling and collections is available on Colchester Borough Council's website at www.colchester.gov.uk/foodwaste
Page updated: 10 Dec 2017 at 14:02