Waste News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Heavy Snow Disrupts Suffolk Waste Collection Services - Friday 2nd March

    March 2nd, 2018

    Recycling Collections: Heavy snowfall and difficult road conditions continue to affect waste collection services across the whole county. Collections of recycling and waste from the kerbside have been suspended in several areas. For details of how …

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  7. Residents reminded that rubbish is their responsibility

    February 27th, 2018

    Residents reminded that rubbish is their responsibility

    Householders in Suffolk are being reminded of their legal responsibilities to ensure their waste does not become fly-tipped, following the successful prosecution of a Suffolk resident. Donna Last of Riverside Road, Ipswich appeared at Ipswich …

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  8. Easier ways to scrap your car than abandoning it

    February 5th, 2018

    Easier ways to scrap your car than abandoning it

    Owners of end-of-life vehicles in Suffolk are being urged not to risk acquiring a criminal record and landing costly fines, by disposing of old cars responsibly rather than simply dumping them. At Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court on 31 January 2018, …

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  9. 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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  10. 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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