Recycling centres & recycling banks
Your local recycling banks
Your local recycling banks are provided by Braintree District Council for recycling glass bottles and jars. Some sites also have banks for textiles and shoes, paper, plastic bottles, cans.
Essex County Council's recycling centres
The main ECC Recycling Centres at Springwood Drive, Braintree CM7 2YN and Perry Road, Witham CM8 3YZ have a wide range of skips and bins for recycling all sorts of household items. You can also get bags of compost at these recycling centres. 40 litre bags of green waste soil improver can be purchased from both centres at Springwood Drive and Perry Road for £3.50* per bag. Ask a site attendant.
*Price correct at May 2014.