All recycling centres across Essex will be closed until further notice. The decision to close sites has not been taken lightly but is essential as residents should stay at home and limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).Address
Colchester recycling centre, Maldon Road, Shrub End, Colchester, Essex, CO3 4RN
Information on disabled access to the recycling centre can be found on AccessAble, formerly Disabled Go.
9am – 4pm every day
9am – 5pm every day
Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve closed from 1pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
Light commercial vehicles (under 3,500kg) 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.
Colchester 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: