News from our recycling centres, waste management and ideas to help reduce your waste.
Our top tips to reduce your plastic usage and protect the environment.
Unused clothing doesn't always need to be thrown away. See how a bit of love and care can give your clothes a new lease of life after you've finished wearing them.
Have you got a community reuse project you want to make a reality? Find out how you could receive up to £1000 to support your idea
Find out why it's a #CrimeNotToCare about how your waste is disposed in Essex.
Freegle is an online platform which matches people who have an item to give away with people who need that item. By using Freegle you will be helping people within your local community and saving items from going to waste.
Find out how to get the best out of your recycling centre in Essex
Find out how to run your own give and take to help people in your community!
January saw four significant prosecutions for fly-tipping in Essex, with many more in the pipeline.
With online free item giveaway websites like Freegle and Freecycle, you can get furniture, bikes, unwanted presents and toys collected within hours.
From 31 October 2016, recycling centres in Essex will change how DIY waste is accepted and there will be new rules around vehicles.
We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to advocate for waste reduction by advising Essex residents about food waste, reuse and home composting.
You just need a little spare time and plenty of enthusiasm!
Compost garden waste with cheap home compost bins, water butts and more.
Give broken electricals a new lease of life or find them a new home.
Purchase any cloth nappies and claim your £30 refund.
Fly tipping isn't just ugly, it costs end up with all of us.
Stay safe this summer by carefully disposing of your small camping gas canisters.
Junk mail isn't just a waste of paper, it's really annoying. Here's how to stop it.