Waste News

  1. New Suffolk Recycling website!

    April 8th, 2019

    New Suffolk Recycling website!

    Suffolk Recycling website has moved to our new website address. Check out the new site out now at: www.suffolkrecycling.org.uk

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  2. Suffolk County Council awards recycling centre contract to FCC Environment

    January 24th, 2019

    Suffolk County Council awards recycling centre contract to FCC Environment

    After a rigorous and competitive procurement process, Suffolk County Council has today announced that leading resource and waste management business FCC Environment has been awarded the new contract for the operation of its countywide network of 11 …

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  3. 1000 Polar Bears and Penguins – A re-use and recycling art project for Christmas 2018

    November 26th, 2018

    1000 Polar Bears and Penguins – A re-use and recycling art project for Christmas 2018

    This year’s exciting recycled Christmas art project is all about polar bears and penguins! As well as celebrating and promoting the importance of re-using and recycling in Suffolk, we want to raise awareness about plastic pollution and littering …

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  4. Halloween Food Waste Horror!

    October 16th, 2018

    Halloween Food Waste Horror!

    Suffolk pumpkin carvers urged to get #FoodSavvy and join the #PumpkinRescue Every year over a quarter of all Halloween pumpkins end up being thrown away - that’s 18,000 tonnes of food waste. Suffolk and Norfolk Councils are urging pumpkin carvers …

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  5. Recycle Week: This is the year Suffolk Says 'We Do!'

    September 20th, 2018

    Recycle Week: This is the year Suffolk Says 'We Do!'

    Suffolk can shout loud and proud that ‘We Do’ recycle! In the biggest and best Recycle Week ever, Recycle Now is tasking residents to go above and beyond to protect the environment. From Blue Planet II, to major developments towards reducing …

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  6. Pioneering #FoodSavvy campaign launched to tackle food waste in East Anglia

    September 17th, 2018

    Pioneering #FoodSavvy campaign launched to tackle food waste in East Anglia

    Norfolk and Suffolk councils and environmental charity Hubbub join forces in two-year initiative involving cross section of the community With the average East Anglian family wasting £810 of edible food per year, a pioneering campaign has been …

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  7. Making a recycling splash at Latitude!

    July 25th, 2018

    Making a recycling splash at Latitude!

    The Suffolk Recycling stand at Latitude was a roaring success again this year with over 700 visitors, as well as parents, carers and friends. Some people return to see us year after year and there were plenty of new faces too, from Suffolk and …

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  8. Please Empty Me - smarter system for litter bin emptying trailed

    July 24th, 2018

    Please Empty Me - smarter system for litter bin emptying trailed

    The second phase of the Suffolk Waste Partnership campaign to combat roadside litter is underway with the installation of remote devices to monitor bin fill levels. The devices will be able to remotely monitor a variety of things including bin fill …

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  9. 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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  10. 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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