EHDC collects bins on alternate weeks and picks up glass for recycling on a monthly basis. Somewhat counterintuitively, black bins are for recycling, and green bins are for general waste. There is also a garden waste collection available for an extra cost
Burning rubbish might be an effective way to get rid of waste, but having a bonfire could stop your neighbours going outside, and make things worse for those who have existing health and lung conditions.
The latest advice is here.
Payments can be managed online and there is also a hardship fund which residents can apply for should they need to. Details are available here.
Access plans, rural community funds, trees, rights of way and design standards. All are available here.
EHDC has contractors who sweep roads, collect litter, and empty bins. It also takes responsibility for littering and dog waste. Please take your litter home, clean up after your dog, and report significant litter/fly-tipping.
Being considerate about when we do DIY and noisy gardening tasks helps everyone. It’s also important to think about how loud our music and/or gatherings might be for others. If you’re finding things difficult, get advice here.
Rats, mice, wasps, hornets, bed bugs, fleas, cockroaches, moles, and a range of other insects and pests can all be dealt with.
Find out about flood risk, prevention and alleviation, and how to report flooding, as well as making changes to watercourses.