Waste News

  1. Abandoned vehicles lead to prosecutions in West Suffolk

    July 27th, 2017

    Abandoned vehicles lead to prosecutions in West Suffolk

    The owners of three abandoned vehicles have been ordered to pay a total of £4700 following successful prosecutions by St Edmundsbury Borough Council. Abandoning vehicles is a criminal offence and carries a maximum fine of £2,500 and potentially …

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  2. Free Give & Take Day in Lowestoft

    July 21st, 2017

    Free Give & Take Day in Lowestoft

    A free ‘give and take’ day is taking place in Lowestoft on Monday 24 July. The event gives local residents the opportunity to donate unwanted items or collect something new for free. Donations of good quality unwanted household items are welcome …

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  3. Latitude

    July 20th, 2017

    Latitude

    This year we spoke to over 1,000 children and parents, carers and friends at Latitude.  Our Suffolk Recycling stand was a hive of activity with children (and parents!) making flappy fish, plastic bottle Jellyfish, milk bottle seagulls, poi, upcycled …

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  4. Discarded cigarette end costs Ipswich woman £200

    July 5th, 2017

    Discarded cigarette end costs Ipswich woman £200

    The woman was seen throwing litter from her car by an officer of Suffolk Coastal and Waveney, whilst driving along Fore Street in Ipswich last November. The officer reported the incident to colleagues at Ipswich Borough Council who sent a Fixed …

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  5. Pregnant Cat Rescued at Recycling Centre!

    June 22nd, 2017

    Pregnant Cat Rescued at Recycling Centre!

    This week we had a report from a customer whose pregnant cat had jumped into a van when she was having her garden cleared.  The cat was then sighted jumping out at Mildenhall Recycling Centre.  The customer went and spoke to staff and asked them to …

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  6. Grimshaw release video about the Suffolk Energy from Waste plant

    June 19th, 2017

    Grimshaw release video about the Suffolk Energy from Waste plant

    Award winning architects Grimshaw, designers of Suffolk’s energy from waste facility and a host of prestigious projects around the world, have released a short film on how they went about designing the Suffolk facility, with an emphasis on high …

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  7. We made a SPLASH at the Suffolk Show!

    June 6th, 2017

    We made a SPLASH at the Suffolk Show!

    This year's Suffolk show was a great success! Over 2,000 people came to visit us to find out all about waste and recycling in Suffolk and see our creative under the sea/ beach display made out of all things recyclable!  Once again we worked with our …

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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