Business waste and recycling

Business recycling

We offer businesses in Thurrock a mixed recycling service that could help to cut your collection costs.

Mixed recycling

We collect a wide range of recyclable waste, including:

  • paper and cardboard
  • food and drink tins and cans
  • glass
  • plastic bottles

All recyclable waste is collected in the same container and separated at the recycling facility.

Food and garden waste

A separate food waste collection service is available for businesses. We collect:

  • plate scrapings
  • vegetable peelings
  • meat and bones
  • cooked and uncooked food
  • tea bags and coffee grounds
  • garden waste (excluding soil and rocks)

Contact us to find out more about our commercial collection services.

Trade waste

: 01708 863 120

: tradewaste@thurrock.gov.uk