Wheeled bin collection days

Changes to household bin collections

From Monday 3 October, brown bin collections are suspended until further notice for all households. We will collect blue and green/grey bins from every household. Food and other waste that could make a bad smell can be put in your green/grey bin.

From Monday 3 October until Friday 7 October, we will collect up to 2 clear plastic bags of recycling side waste. Please flatten your side waste as much as possible. You can collect plastic bags at Thurrock libraries from Wednesday 28 September, while supplies last.

Please share this information with friends and neighbours in Thurrock. We apologise for any inconvenience, caused by a UK-wide shortage of HGV drivers affecting numbers of staff available. 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

Brown bin collections are suspended until further notice – food and other waste that could make a bad smell can be put in your green/grey bin.

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.