Baddow Bin Collections and Recycling Dates

green recycle boxWaste collection and recycling is done on a Tuesday in Great Baddow. Main waste (black bin) is weekly. All collection dates are below. What goes in which bin? If you need a new green box, request one here.

  • Plastics and cartons bag: all plastic bottles, lids, drinks cartons, ready meal trays, ice cream tubs, yoghurt pots, spread pots, fruit and veg punnets, plastic carrier bags, cling film, plastic flower pots.
  • Brown bin / garden waste: Grass and hedge cuttings, leaves, small bracken and twigs, shrub cuttings and small branches.
  • Green box: Clear and coloured glass, jars, bottles, tins, cans. Textiles: (in a separate bag inside the green box): Textiles, clothes, blankets, rags and pairs of shoes. Electrical: (in another bag): small appliances (e.g. toasters, hair dryers etc.), remote controls, electronic toys, radios, watches, clocks, calculators, torches, grooming equipment.
  • Paper sack: office paper, newspapers, magazines, white paper and envelopes, catalogues, books, Yellow pages, greeetings cards, shredded paper
  • Cardboard sack: cardboard boxes, brown paper and envelopes, wrapping paper, cardboard food packaging
  • Food waste bin: All food including: raw and cooked meat and fish, fruits, vegetables, dairy products, bread and pastries, rice, pasta, beans, plate scrapings, leftovers, tea bags and coffee grounds.

The following items cannot be recycled by the kerbside collectors, instead please take to the Recycling Centre for Household Waste in Broomfield:

  • Batteries, car batteries, old bikes, electrical items, light bulbs, furniture, oil, paint, wood.
  • Also do not put the following in the recycling bags and boxes: wallpaper, waxed paper, liquids and fats, pet food, broken glass, window panes, visionware / Pyrex, metal utensils, cutlery, pillows, duvets, carpets, mats, large electrical appliances (larger than handheld devices), videos, bubble wrap, polystyrene packaging, hard plastics, stones, bricks, slabs, soil, nappies, toxic waste.

Week 1

Black bin, Food waste, Brown Bin, Paper Sack, Plastics and cartons bag.


  • 6th May
  • 20th May
  • 3rd June
  • 17th June
  • 1st July
  • 15th July
  • 29th July
  • 12th August
  • 26th August
  • 9th September
  • 23rd September
  • 7th October
  • 21st October
  • 4th November
  • 18th November
  • 2nd December
  • 16th December


  • 2nd January
  • 14th Janruary
  • 27th January
  • 10th February
  • 24th February
  • 10th March
  • 24th March
  • 7th April
  • 21st April

Week 2

Black bin, Food waste, Green Box, Card Sack


  • 13th May
  • 27th May
  • 10th June
  • 24th June
  • 8th July
  • 22nd July
  • 5th August
  • 19th August
  • 2nd September
  • 16th September
  • 30th September
  • 14th October
  • 28th October
  • 11th November
  • 25th November
  • 9th December
  • 23rd December


  • 8th January
  • 20th Janruary
  • 3rd February
  • 17th February
  • 3rd March
  • 17th March
  • 31st March
  • 14th April
  • 28th April

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