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The Planning Application Search facility will not be available between 11am and 2pm on Saturday 24th August due to essential maintenance. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Online forms: Application for assisted collection of refuse/recycling

Online forms: Application for assisted collection of refuse/recycling

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Braintree District Council is a data controller for the purposes of data protection legislation. All personal information is held and processed in accordance with this. Please refer to our privacy notices published for details. Please contact us if you need the privacy notice in an alternative format.

If you have problems moving your bins and there is no-one else in the household physically capable of putting your bins/sacks out for collection, we may be able to provide you with an assisted collection whereby the crews will collect the bin from where you are able to use it, empty it and return it to you.

Please fill in the below form to apply for an assisted collection or for all other information contact the Customer Service Centre on 01376 552525 or email

How long will it take for my assisted collection to be set up?

We aim to set up assisted collections for customers within fourteen working days.