Waste News

  1. Success for Foxhall Recycling Centre at national awards

    May 19th, 2017

    Success for Foxhall  Recycling Centre at national awards

    The success of a Suffolk Household Waste Recycling Centre has been recognised at a national awards ceremony in London. Suffolk County Council’s Foxhall Household Waste Recycling Centre, which is provided by FCC Environment, took home the title of …

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  2. Young Artists' work will help recycle more at Lowestoft Recycling Centre

    May 18th, 2017

    Young Artists' work will help recycle more at Lowestoft Recycling Centre

    Eight creative young people from 5 local Lowestoft schools were recognised today for their art work at a prize presentation ceremony held on 17th May at the Household Waste and Recycling Site (HWRC) on Hadenham Road. The art competition, which …

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  3. Compost Awareness Week 2017

    May 3rd, 2017

    Compost Awareness Week 2017

    National Compost Awareness Week (Sunday 7th to Sunday 14th May) A variety of events and activities are taking place throughout the county to celebrate the magic of composting! It's your chance to find out more about the environmental and financial …

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  4. It's Real Nappy Week! 24- 30 April 2017

    April 21st, 2017

    It's Real Nappy Week! 24- 30 April 2017

    ‘One World, One Change’ In Suffolk we are lucky to have Suffolk Cloth Nappies –a small team of parents who offer free and impartial advice as well as ongoing support to local families wishing to use reusable nappies on their babies. They offer …

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  5. Claydon Give and Take Day Sat 22nd April

    April 18th, 2017

    Claydon Give and Take Day Sat 22nd April

    Time for a Spring Clean? If you've been having a sort out of cupboards, sheds & garages, why not donate items that you no longer need to the Claydon Community Give and Take Day on Saturday 22nd April – or simply come along and take something …

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  6. Waste Less Save More!

    April 13th, 2017

    Waste Less Save More!

    Already consider yourself a brilliant recycler? How about taking the next step and having a go at reducing your waste? We have created a Waste Less, Save More Action Pack, full of tips and tricks to become a top Waste Buster. You could become a Smart …

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  7. Paint recycling returns to Ipswich Crown Decorating Centre

    April 12th, 2017

    Paint recycling returns to Ipswich Crown Decorating Centre

    From the 1st to the 30th April, the Kick Out The Can initiative will allow people to take surplus paint to their local Crown Decorating Centre in Trinity Street, Ipswich, for recycling. The paint collected in-store is re-processed by social …

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  8. Suffolk people return vital NHS and social care equipment

    April 11th, 2017

    Suffolk people return vital NHS and social care equipment

    A campaign aimed at encouraging people in Suffolk to hand back items of community equipment they no longer require has been a huge success and has now been enhanced to include collection points at 3 recycling centres in the county. The month-long …

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  9. Give & Take Day - Felixstowe

    April 11th, 2017

    Give & Take Day - Felixstowe

    If you’ve been busy spring cleaning, why not donate items that you no longer need at Suffolk Coastal’s free Give and Take Day on Wednesday 19 April – or simply come along and take something away for free! They are encouraging people to bring …

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  10. Have an Egg-cellent Waste Free Easter!

    April 7th, 2017

    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 induldge and celebrate with friends but that often comes at a cost …

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