All 21 Essex Recycling Centre for Household Waste (RCHW) sites have been closed to the public since the 24 March in response to Government guidance to only leave your home for essential travel purposes, and to adopt social distancing measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Essex CC stance on RCHW services is consistent with the COVID-19 advice to stay at home and only leave for essential purposes
- Currently all residual, food, clinical and trade waste services are operating as normal.
- 78% of dry recycling services are operating as normal (the remaining are operating but with a reduced collection frequency).
- 75% of garden waste services are operating as normal (a further 17% are likely to come back on-line in the next few weeks)
- Approximately 66% of bulky waste services are currently suspended
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