Waste News

  1. Making waves to Reduce Plastic at the Suffolk Show

    June 13th, 2018

    Making waves to Reduce Plastic at the Suffolk Show

    The Recycle for Suffolk stand looked absolutely amazing at this year’s Suffolk show, thanks to the 46 giant pieces of artwork made from by Suffolk school and groups. All to promote the reduction of single use plastics and highlight the problem of …

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  2. Suffolk Waste Partnership trial litter campaign starts

    May 30th, 2018

    Suffolk Waste Partnership trial litter campaign starts

    Fifteen smart litter bins are about to be installed in trial locations across Suffolk in an effort to reduce littering on the county’s trunk roads. The customised bins are designed for roadside use with a lit sign saying ‘litter’, a wider than …

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  3. Making waves at the Suffolk Show!

    May 16th, 2018

    Making waves at the Suffolk Show!

    The Recycle for Suffolk stand will return to the Suffolk Show on the 30th and 31st May at Trinity Park. This year's theme is all about making waves to reduce, reuse and recycle plastic! Don't forget to visit us on stand BLUE 191. Lots of Suffolk …

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  4. Compost Awareness Week 2018

    May 1st, 2018

    Compost Awareness Week 2018

    Free compost, free advice and cheap bins to help green fingered residents. As part of International Compost Awareness Week (Saturday 5 May to Sunday 13 May), Suffolk Waste Partnership is supporting several initiatives aiming to help residents get …

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  5. Your old banger is YOUR responsibility

    April 20th, 2018

    Your old banger is YOUR responsibility

    Suffolk residents are reminded once again that their end-of-life vehicles are their own responsibility! The reminder comes after a woman has acquired a criminal record and been made to pay a total of £1084 after Suffolk Coastal took her to court for …

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  6. Free Beginners Composting Workshops!

    April 13th, 2018

    Free Beginners Composting Workshops!

    Would you like to start composting at home? Then book a free place on a Composting Beginners Workshop! To celebrate Compost Awareness Week, Suffolk Master Composters are hosting 7 free workshops to help get people started with home composting. To …

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  7. Have an Egg-cellent Waste Free Easter!

    March 21st, 2018

    Have an Egg-cellent Waste Free Easter!

    Did you know on average 80 million Easter eggs are sold in the UK each year and over 8,000 tonnes of waste is generated just from Easter egg packaging and cards.  Easter is a time to indulge and celebrate with friends but that often comes at a cost …

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  8. Plastic Planet

    March 19th, 2018

    Plastic Planet

    We are all aware of the impact plastic is having on the environment, from the devastating images brought to light by Blue Planet II, to the banning of mixed plastic for recycling in China as well as increased public awareness and media coverage. It …

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  9. Suffolk Waste Partnership awarded £10,000 to help tackle blight of litter

    March 15th, 2018

    Suffolk Waste Partnership awarded £10,000 to help tackle blight of litter

    Following a successful bid, the Suffolk Waste Partnership has been awarded £10,000 from the Government’s Litter Innovation Fund to run innovative local projects aimed at reducing litter. Suffolk Waste Partnership’s member authorities are …

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  10. Help make Suffolk the Greenest County – join the spring clean

    March 14th, 2018

    Help make Suffolk the Greenest County – join the spring clean

    With spring on its way, the Suffolk Waste Partnership is again keen to support local community efforts to clean up towns, villages and countryside by getting involved in a litter pick. Around 200 litter pick groups and events were registered last …

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