Recycling Centres and Local Recycling Points

Recycling Centres for Household Waste (RCHWs)

Picture of red car containing items for recycling centre for household wasteTendring has four Recycling Centres for Household Waste (also known as civic amenity sites, dumps or tips!).  These are operated by Essex County Council and are located at the following addresses:

  • Malting Lane, Kirby-le-Soken, CO13 OEH
  • Rush Green Road, Clacton, CO16 7BL
  • West End Lane, Dovercourt, CO12 3SF
  • Greensmill, Lawford, CO11 1UW                                          

Picture of washing machine, fridge and television

These sites accept a wide variety of materials.  For maps showing the locations of the recycling centres, lists of what can and can't be taken to them as well as recycling centre opening times, please visit:

 Essex County Council RCHW web page



Please note there will be changes to the RCHWs that come into effect from 31 October 2016, for more information please see Essex County Council's information leaflet in our useful documents or visit the Essex County Council's webpage.


Local Recycling Points

In addition to your household collection service and the district’s Recycling Centres for Household Waste, there are over 80 local recycling points throughout Tendring.

You can deposit a range of materials at these sites, including:

  • Glass bottles and jarsClothes, glass, cans and cartons can be deposited at local recycling points
  • Mixed paper
  • Textiles, clothes and shoes
  • Food and drink cans
  • Aluminium foil and aerosol cans
  • Books
  • Small electrical items
  • Tetra Pak (food and drink cartons)

To see a full list of Tendring’s local recycling points and find out what materials they accept, take a look at our handy table.




Last updated on: 10/10/2017 - 11:13