Information on where to dispose of non-recyclable items, finding a new home for your unwanted items plus lots of tips on how to reduce waste and recycle more.
Recycle for Essex
Find your nearest recycling centre, where to dispose of non-recyclable items and tips on reducing waste.
Take goods and materials and use them in their original form, with possibly a small amount of repair, either for the same purpose or something different. Find a new home for your unwanted items.
Love Food Hate Waste
Save money and waste less, from ideas on making the most of your food each month to lunching for free.
What you can recycle and where.
Computer Aid International
Recycles PCs and laptops and passes them to hospitals, universities, schools and not-for-profit organisations in over 100 countries.
Working to maximise the UK's recycling rate for aluminium packaging.
86% of drink cans sold in the UK are made from aluminium. Learn more about how you can recycle them.
A grassroots, non-profit movement of people who are giving (and receiving) stuff for free in their towns.
Find your perfect green job here.
Ollie's World maximises the power of the Internet by showcasing examples of sustainable practices, developed in homes, schools and businesses from around the world grouped in a child-friendly, comprehensive resource centre.
Keep Britain Tidy
Keep Britain Tidy has been working to keep our country clean for nearly 60 years. Learn how preserving scarce resources, wasting less and recycling more can create a healthier society and a healthier planet too.
Lighthouse Furniture Project
Prevent reusable items going to landfill and re-use them to help those in need by providing good quality second-hand furniture and household items at affordable prices.
Essex Home Composting Scheme
Essex County Council has teamed up with getcomposting.com to provide reduced priced environmental products such as home compost bins, water butts and more.
British Heart Foundation
Over 170 Furniture and Electrical stores across the UK selling sofas, dining sets, beds and more. Pop down to your local store today and find a bargain.
Keep It Clear Campaign
Keep Household waste out of the drains