Recycling and Rubbish
Tel: 01206 282700
Recycling containers and clear bags (click and collect service):
Green recycling box, food caddy (large), food caddy (small), and clear recycling bags: click here
All boxes and bags are free of charge.
Blue Textile recycling bags:
Order from Essex Textiles on 0800 787 9071 or email email@example.com
You can also report a missed blue textile bag collection via the same means.
To download a recycling calendar: click here
To report a missed collection please complete online form: click here
To apply for an assisted collection please complete online form: click here
To apply for a rubbish limit exemption if you feel that 3 black bags a fortnight is inadequate please complete online form: click here
To report an overflowing litter bin, overflowing dog bin or flytipping: click here
Colchester City Council will be charging for the collection of garden waste from January 2024.
For more information: click here
The new garden waste collection, which will only be wheelie bins which residents have opted into, starts from week commencing 15th January 2024. Garden waste in subscribed wheelie bins will be collected on the same week as the paper and plastic recycling. Check your recycling calendar for the correct week.
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
With effect from Monday 13th March 2023, residents will need to book a slot to visit a recycling centre. For more information: click here
Poster: click here
Water Butts & Compost Converters
Essex County Council are subsidising water butts and compost converters for Essex residents. To find out more: click here
The following items are available to purchase from West Mersea Town Council office. Open every Monday and Friday morning from 9am to 12pm.
Food waste caddy bags: 26 bags for £1. Dog bags: 100 bags for £1
Method of payment: Card only (excluding American Express & Diners Card). No cash or cheques.
We are a stockist for CBC recycling containers and bags, click here to order for the click and collect service.
To view the West Mersea Town Council waste collections information: click here
West Mersea Town Council
10 Melrose Road, West Mersea
Colchester, Essex, CO5 8JD
Telephone: 01206 382128
Office opening hours:
Monday & Friday
9am to 12pm.
You can still contact us by telephone and email at other times.