Chelmsford, Colchester, Southend & Uttlesford
  • Colchester, Southend and Uttlesford will promote and implement circular economy whilst reducing single use plastic.
  • Colchester will continue to communicate frequently with residents to improve participation in recycling and waste minimisation initiatives.
  • Colchester will explore the trial of smart waste technology to improve waste monitoring and collection efficiencies in the Borough and intends to review their trade waste collection service to develop additional commercial recycling collections.
  • Feering has pledged to raise awareness of Climate Change within the parish councils, improve biodiversity in their controlled open spaces, reduce the Parish Councils’ carbon footprint, reduce single use plastic consumption, increase recycling opportunities and infrastructure.
  • Royal Town Planning Institute will avoid single use materials where possible.
  • Willmott Dixon Construction will generate zero avoidable waste.
Barling Magna School
  • Barling Magna School is recycling tyres to use in their outdoor play area.
  • Anglia Ruskin University will be increasing its recycling rate to 60% by 2026 and ban all sale of single use plastics by 2022.