Wheeled bin collection days

Changes to household bin collections

Due to a UK-wide shortage of HGV drivers affecting numbers of staff available, we were unable to collect any brown bins during the week from 19-23 September.

From Monday 26 September to Friday 30 September there will be no blue bin collections. We will collect green/grey bins and brown bins from every household – that means 'Week 1' and 'Week 2' households will all have brown bins collected.

From Monday 3 October, brown bin collections will be suspended until further notice for all households. Food and other waste that could make a bad smell can be put in your green/grey bin. We will collect blue bins and, until Friday 7 October, up to 2 clear plastic bags of recycling side waste – please flatten your side waste as much as possible.

We apologise for any inconvenience. Please share this information with friends and neighbours in Thurrock. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Normal collections and public holidays

Household waste and recycling blue bins and green/grey bins are collected once a week. Brown bins are collected every 2 weeks. Use our A to Z of recyclable waste to check what should go in each bin.

Normal collection days

Check your normal collection day and brown bin collection week by selecting the first letter of your street name, below. For brown bin collections, your street will either be a 'Week 1' or 'Week 2' street.

Street names:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y

Brown bins – Week 1 and Week 2 dates
Week 1 – Monday to Friday Week 2 – Monday to Friday
19 September to 23 September 26 September to 30 September
3 October to 7 October 10 October to 14 October
17 October to 21 October 24 October to 28 October

Changes for Christmas and New Year bank holidays

Details of any changes to bin collections dates for Christmas and New Year will be published here.