Recycling and rubbish
Report a street cleaning issue
Roads throughout the district are sectioned into zones for street cleaning. Busier roads are cleaned more regularly than rural roads.
Please do not report a street cleaning issue if your street is due to be cleaned within 3 working days.
To report a street cleaning issue please use our general enquiry form.
Grass verges and trees
Our grounds maintenance team regularly maintain our green areas within the district.
If you see an area that needs maintaining please fill in our general enquiry form to let us know.
Epping Forest District Councils waste contractor carries out weed-spraying on behalf of Essex County Council during April / May / June and August/September /October in Urban Town Centres such as:
- Waltham Abbey
- Buckhurst Hill
- Theydon Bois
- North Weald
Any enquiries regarding weed-spraying during April / May / June and August/September /October can be reported to Epping Forest District council using the general enquiry form.
Outside of these months please address any enquiries regarding weeds and weed spraying to Essex County Council
Litter and dog waste bins
To report an overflowing littler or dog waste bin, you will need:
- Your name, address and contact details
- Location of the bin
- Bin number
- Photos or evidence of the problem, if you have it
Spillages and emergencies
To report debris from traffic accidents, spillages or highways related emergencies including:
- Debris from vehicle traffic accidents
- Liquid / oil spillage
- Fly tips (blocking access only)
- Street cleansing problems that require immediate attention eg. hazardous, asbestos, broken glass, spilled lorry load, etc.
To report these:
- Call 01992 564000