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Recycling Collection

Cover of 2017 Collection Calendar with grapes, beach, monarch butterfly and 42nd parallel bannerCover of the Essex Collection Calendar

The Town of Essex offers residential curbside recycling collection for blue box (containers) and red box (paper) items.

To find out how to separate your recyclables, please consult the Recycling, Garbage and Yard Waste Collection Calendar for the Town of Essex. Produced by the Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority, the current calendar is available online from the Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority or in print at Town Hall.

Blue recycle bin beside What goes where?

What goes where?

The Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority provides the above search function that allows residents to enter a material or product and receive information on whether it can be recycled curbside, brought to a depot, or disposed in the garbage. Find out how to recycle over 3,000 materials and products with the click of a button.

Recycling schedule

The Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority generally collects recyclables in the Town of Essex on a bi-weekly schedule. Put your recycle bins out the night before or prior to 6:00 a.m. on your scheduled day.

Questions about recycling?

Visit the Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority website or call 1-800-563-3377.

Map of Landfill and Recycling DepotPublic drop-off depot

The Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority operates a recycling depot at the Regional Landfill (7700 County Road 18). The depot accepts appliances, cardboard, electronics, municipal hazardous and special waste, recyclables, scrap metal, tires, and yard waste. It does not accept garbage.

View the Essex Collection Calendar to find out more or call 1-800-563-3377.

Electronic waste drop-off

Drop off your used toner and print cartridges at Essex Community Services, 35 Victoria Avenue, Unit 7, Essex.

Drop off electronics, including computers, cellphones, televisions, printers, scanners, digital cameras, and other recyclables at the Essex Waste Depot (the Dome) at 14028 Pinkerton Sideroad.