News from our recycling centres, waste management and ideas to help reduce your waste.
Today marks the start of Real Nappy Week 2017 - the biggest event in the cloth nappy calendar. This year Real Nappy Week will run from 24th to 30th April and is a great opportunity to tell friends about the financial and environmental benefits of using cloth nappies.
Save yourself a trip and avoid the queues at recycling centres by planning ahead this spring
Find out how to get the best out of your recycling centre in Essex
Find out where to collect some free compost near you and learn how to make your own at home.
Get a friend with a child in nappies or who is expecting a baby to claim our £30 cloth nappy refund and YOU and YOUR FRIEND will be entered into a prize draw to win £50 in Love2Shop vouchers or a cloth nappy hamper worth £149. Terms apply.
Find out how to run your own give and take to help people in your community!
Find out about June's story of gardening and composting.
Find out how you can get involved in The Great British Spring Clean and help clean up your community.
January saw four significant prosecutions for fly-tipping in Essex, with many more in the pipeline.
Give broken electricals a new lease of life or find them a new home.
Recycle for Essex are working with SOUP in Essex to offer pots of cash to community groups willing to help their local area wise up to waste. We’re looking for individuals and groups to pitch ideas.
Schools across the county have taken part in a competition to recycle old clothes and textiles.
With online free item giveaway websites like Freegle and Freecycle, you can get furniture, bikes, unwanted presents and toys collected within hours.
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.
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.
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.