Recycling Centre
Upland Road, West Mersea, CO5 8DX.

This recycling centre is managed by Veolia Environmental Services on behalf of Essex County Council.
Tel: 0345 603 7625
Website: RecyclingCentre 

Opening times: 


16 Oct-end of Feb

1 Mar- 15 Oct

Monday 9am - 4pm 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm 9am - 5pm
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday Closed Closed
Friday 9am - 4pm 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed Closed

All day closing: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Half-day closing: If Christmas Eve and New Years Eve fall on a day the recycling centre is usually open, the centre will close at 1pm.

Recycling - Bags and Boxes
For more details on recycling see the Colchester Borough Council website.
Website: recyclingcontainers

The following items are available from the Council Office, Melrose Road -
Dog poop bags: 100 bags for £1.30.
Food waste caddy bags: 26 bags for £1.00.
Garden Bags: £3.70 each.
Green Recycling Box: Free.
Food Caddy (small and large): Free.
Clear Recycling Bags: Free.

Missed collection of recycling and black bags
To report a missed collection please complete this form: reportamissedcollection

Changes to Recycling Centres with effect from 31st October 2016

For more details see press release from Essex County Council - recyclingcentrepressrelease 

Recycle for Essex

Click on the link for more details - recycleforessex