Chelmsford City Council
What goes in each bin

What goes in each bin

To recycle in Chelmsford, you will have a:

  • green recycling box 

  • grey kitchen food waste caddy
  • green external food waste bin
  • clear sack for plastics
  • white paper sack
  • white cardboard sack
  • brown garden waste bin
  • black non-recyclables bin           

You can also request a special collection.

You can find out how to recycle or dispose of different items by:

  • searching for the specific item

  • selecting the regular collection, which will display all of the items you can put in that bin, bag or box

You can dispose of some items at your local Recycling Centre.
 

ItemRegular collectionSpecial collectionRecycling Centre
Folded cardboard boxesCardboard sack  
Food wasteGreen food caddy  
Fridges and freezers Available on requestAccepted at your local Recycling Centre
Fruit - raw and cookedGreen food caddy  
Fruit and vegetable punnets (plastic)Clear bag for plastics  
Furniture Available on requestAccepted at your local Recycling Centre
Garden wasteBrown garden waste bin  
Gas bottles and cylinders   
Glass bottlesGreen recycling box Accepted at your local Recycling Centre
Glass cookware  Accepted at your local Recycling Centre

Indicates mandatory fields

Is there something wrong with this page?
Captcha Image

Go to: