Recycling and rubbish
Find recycling centres
Recycling centres, also known as dumps or tips, are run by Essex County Council.
There are 2 recycling centres in the Epping Forest district:
- Chigwell recycling centre, Luxborough Lane, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 5AA
- Waltham Abbey recycling centre, Brooker Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JU
Booking system planned for Essex recycling centres
From Monday 13 March a booking system will be trialled for all vehicles at Essex recycling centres.
Find out more:
Recycling and bottle banks
Recycling and bottle banks are provided across the district for you to take recyclable materials.
- Buckhurst Hill – Queens Road car park (lower)
- Chigwell – Limes Farm (opp Londis)
- Loughton – Oakwood Hill
- Loughton – Traps Hill
- Loughton – Loughton Way / Valley Hill
- North Weald – Hurricane Way
- Ongar – Bansons Lane
- Roydon – Beaumont Road car park
- Waltham Abbey – Hillhouse car park
- Waltham Abbey – Quaker Lane car park
Helping you recycle and pass on your unwanted items for re-use: