Collection Days, Delivery Dates and Getting Additional Sacks

Collection times

All collections are expected to be carried out between 7am and 5.30pm however due to operational reasons some collections may be later in the day.

Please continue to put your recycling and waste out by 7am on your collection day, continue to present on the edge of your property and do not report it as a missed collection until the following day.

Order of collection

Black sacks and blue food waste bins will be collected together in one lorry where they are stored separately.

Pink sacks and the paper and card will be collected in a different lorry. These lorries have split backs in order to keep different sorts of waste separate and prevent contamination.

These vehicles may start collections in different locations and, as such, your recycling and waste may be collected at different times.

Delivery dates and collection days

We have increased the number of recycling sacks that are delivered to all residents. 

The enhanced recycling sack allocation now delivered every 6 months includes:

  • 3 rolls of 26 pink recycling sacks
  • 2 rolls of 39 compostable food waste liners
  • 1 roll of 6 clear textile recycling sacks

If you are a new resident to Southend-on-Sea, contact us to request a delivery of recycling sacks and recycling and waste information.

To find out your collection day and recycling sack delivery dates please check your road name list below.

Road Name A to D

Road Name E to H

Road Name I to L

Road Name M to P

Road Name Q to T

Road Name U to Z

Where can I get additional sacks?

If you run out of pink sacks before the next delivery is due, or have lost your reusable hanger to request compostable liners, these are available from:

All Southend Libraries - Please see our Libraries directory for opening times.

Southend Pier Visitor Information Centre - Please see our Southend Pier page for opening times.

Leigh Town Council Monday – Thursday 9am to 5pm Friday 9am to 4.30pm

Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue – Please see our page about the Customer Service Centre for opening times.

Page last updated: 08/03/2017