Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford, along with the rest of England, is now in lockdown until further notice. You can find out what this means and get other useful information on our coronavirus updates page.

Waste collection services for business

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We can collect your business waste up to six days a week. You can also arrange additional collections through our dedicated customer care team.

Collection options

Bin sizePlastic bin bag equivalentTotal cost
Large - 1,100 litre18 bin bag£21.08
Medium - 660 litre11 bin bags£14.06
Small - 360 litre6 bin bags£9.22
Smallest - 240 litre4 bin bags£7.28

If a bin is not suitable for you, we also provide a prepaid waste sacks service. You can buy a roll of 20 sacks for £64.60, which includes collection. 

As a local authority, waste collections with us are VAT exempt.

All prices are valid until 31 March 2022. 


What you can put in your bin

You can dispose of your non-recyclable waste in your residual waste collection. 

This includes:

  • animal waste
  • bubble wrap
  • box strapping
  • dirty packaging
  • nappies
  • polystyrene

There are some items that you can't put in your residual waste, including:

  • recyclable materials
  • batteries
  • electrical items
  • liquids
  • oil
  • paint

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Last updated: 01 March 2021

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