News from our recycling centres, waste management and ideas to help reduce your waste.
Sign up for one of our 'Introduction to Home Composting' workshops in Essex to learn how to start composting at home and receive a free compost bin.
Find out how you can reduce your plastic waste in Essex by making some easy switches. Together we can make a difference.
Find ways to donate your items in Essex. Many local places accept secondhand furniture and white goods. Get rid of your stuff today.
Find out how you can get started with home composting today!
Across Essex, there are a number of zero-waste, eco or refill shops selling items which help reduce your waste, or offering refills saving on plastic packaging. We’ve pulled together a list of the local shops operating in Essex.
Switching to cloth nappies could save you hundreds of pounds. If you live in Essex, you can claim your £30 refund on any new or pre-loved nappies or laundering fees.
WasteBusters are enthusiastic volunteers who help Essex residents reduce their waste. You just need a little spare time and plenty of enthusiasm!
Find out how to ensure your rubbish is not fly-tipped in Essex. It's a crime not to care what happens to your waste.
Keeping Essex clean and tidy costs the tax payer over £17 million a year. Throwing anything out of your vehicle, from fast food packaging to cigarette butts, will land you with a £150 fine. There is no excuse for littering.
Give broken electricals a new lease of life or find them a new home.
Find out how to compost at home during the summer season.
Unused clothing doesn't always need to be thrown away. See how a bit of love and care can give your clothes a new lease of life after you've finished wearing them.
Find out how to run your own give and take to help people in your community!
Stay safe this summer by carefully disposing of your small camping gas canisters.
Junk mail isn't just a waste of paper, it's really annoying. Here's how to stop it.