Recycling and Rubbish
Tel: 01206 282700
Recycling containers and bags (click and collect service):
Green recycling box, food caddy (large), food caddy (small), garden bags 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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, Tuesday 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, Tuesday & Friday 9am to 12pm.
You can still contact us by telephone and email at other times.