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.
Check when your street is due to be cleaned by entering your postcode
To report a street cleaning issue please email
Please do not report a street cleaning issue if your street is due to be cleaned within 3 working days.
Grass verges and trees
Our grounds maintenance team regular maintain our green areas within the district.
If you see an area that needs maintaining let us know, by emailing
Weed spraying is Essex County Council. If you see any issues with weeds on the public highway,
Litter and Dog Waste Bins
Litter bins and dog waste bins are checked and emptied on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Spillages and emergencies
To report traffic accidents, spillages or highways related emergencies including
- Vehicle Traffic Accidents / Debris
- Liquid / oil spillage likely to cause a danger
- Large amount of dumped refuse causing an obstruction to a footway or road
- Large Street cleansing problem that require immediate attention, eg hazardous, asbestos, broken glass, spilled lorry load, etc.
- 01992 564000