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.

Special collections

We offer four types of special collection.


Our collections are still running as scheduled. The household recycling centres are run by Essex County Council.

  • Large item collectionsWe can collect large items from outside your home, including sofas, fridge freezers and sheds.
  • Clinical waste collectionsWe provide a free weekly clinical waste collection service, which includes needles and other medical waste.
  • Assisted collectionsIf you can't move your bins, bags and boxes to the boundary of your property, you can request a free assisted collection service.
  • Incontinence waste collectionsWe provide a free weekly incontinence waste collection service, for items such as incontinence pads.

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    Last updated: 09 April 2020

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