This recycling centre is open during normal opening hours. Expect queues and delays. Please check recycling centre policy and site restrictions before visiting.
Braintree Recycling Centre, Springwood Drive, Braintree, Essex, CM7 2YN
Information on disabled access to the recycling centre can be found on AccessAble, formerly Disabled Go.
9am to 4pm every day
9am to 5pm every day
Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve closed from 1pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
The following items cannot be taken to any ECC recycling centre. You must arrange a separate collection or disposal of these items.
Light commercial vehicles (under 3500kg) will be accepted if they are carrying your own household waste. Site staff may stop you at the gate to ensure the waste you are carrying has come from the household.
Braintree Recycling Centre accept small quantities of some DIY and construction waste, providing you have completed the work yourself and it is from your own household.
In any 28-day period you may not exceed each of the following:
In any 6-month period you may not exceed each of the following: