Recycling Centres for Household Waste

Great Wakering household waste collection point

The Saturday waste collections from the recreation ground in Great Wakering will now continue in 2019/2020.

The collections will continue on the third Saturday of every month from 9am until 12pm as follows:


Saturday 16th November
Saturday 21st December


Saturday 18th January
Saturday 15th February
Saturday 21st March

Please note that only non recyclables will be collected, we do not collect garden waste or bulky waste items. The service is provided on a first come first served basis and once the vehicle is full it will leave the site.

Find out more about this service by following the link in Related Content section.

Items the Council do not collect may be disposed of free of charge at the Recycling Centres for Household Waste.

The recycling centre should be used by residents to take extra non recyclable, recyclable and garden waste.

Castle Road Recycling Centre, Rayleigh is run by Essex County Council and we are not responsible for the centre. These are the advertised times the centre is open and we are not responsible for any alteration Essex County Council make to these times – if you have any queries about the centre please visit the related link in Related Content section or call the Essex County Council helpline on 0345 603 7625



16 Oct - End of Feb


1 Mar- 15 Oct

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

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.

For full list of items accepted, please visit the related link at the bottom of the page or call the Essex County Council helpline on 0345 603 7625

Proof of residency may be required when visiting Castle Road Recycling Centre

Stock Road Recycling Centre, Southend -On -Sea is not available to Rochford residents.