Waste News

  1. 1000 Beautiful Birds of Peace now on display!

    December 5th, 2017

    1000 Beautiful Birds of Peace now on display!

    The response to this year’s Christmas recycling project has been amazing with 31 schools, 1 library, 1 brownie and 1 guide group taking part, sending in more than 1700 birds! We really exceeded the 1000 target this year and would like to send a …

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  2. Saxmundham man lands criminal record for waste offence

    November 30th, 2017

    Saxmundham man lands criminal record for waste offence

    Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are reminding householders that they have a legal responsibility, or duty of care, to prevent their waste from being fly-tipped after a Saxmundham man has this week plead guilty to a waste offence. Mr …

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  3. Glass Recycling Survey

    November 28th, 2017

    Glass Recycling Survey

    We are currently conducting a glass recycling survey in parts of Ipswich and Brandon. If you have been invited to take part, you will find the competition terms and conditions here. You can locate your nearest glass bank by visiting:  …

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  4. Save Our Spuds!

    November 3rd, 2017

    Save Our Spuds!

    With 5.8 million potatoes being binned every day in the UK join Love Food Hate Waste to find out how to Save Our Spuds!  Whether you boil them, mash them, bake them, fry them or have them in a salad or stew: there are so many ways to make the most …

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  5. Recycle Week 2017

    September 22nd, 2017

    Recycle Week 2017

    Did you know that it’s Recycle Week from the 25th September until 1st October? Visit www.recyclenow.com/recycle-week-2017 for updates and to watch animations about how easy recycling can be.  You could also enter our competition to win a £30 …

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  6. Come and have a look around

    September 13th, 2017

    Come and have a look around

    The Suffolk energy-form-waste facility is holding a series of open days in October and November which include a tour of the facility and time to explore our visitor centre. There is space on the following days: Wednesday 11 October 6pm - 8pm Monday …

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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