Waste News

  1. 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 indulge and celebrate with friends but that often comes at a cost …

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  2. Re-use Shop celebrates its first birthday

    March 15th, 2017

    Re-use Shop celebrates its first birthday

    A celebration event has been held today to mark the first birthday of the Re-use Shop based at the Foxhall Household Waste Recycling Centre. The landmark was celebrated with tea and cake for guests at the shop on the outskirts of Ipswich. Since …

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  3. Hate litter and love Suffolk?

    March 1st, 2017

    Hate litter and love Suffolk?

    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. Several groups across Suffolk are already planning to give their …

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  4. Community Volunteers needed to help Suffolk get composting

    March 1st, 2017

    Community Volunteers needed to help Suffolk get composting

    Suffolk Master Composters are inviting green-minded enthusiasts to join their ranks and master the art of composting this spring time. New volunteers will receive expert training from the Suffolk Waste Partnership and Garden Organic to enable them to …

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  5. Prolific Fly-Tipper Fined £2000

    February 23rd, 2017

    Prolific Fly-Tipper Fined £2000

    A 36 year old man from Ipswich has been successfully prosecuted for fly-tipping and waste offences committed in both Babergh and Mid Suffolk during 2016. On Tuesday 21 February 2017, Tommy Gorham, formally of Kingfisher Avenue, Ipswich, now residing …

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  6. Lowestoft fly-tipper named and shamed

    February 17th, 2017

    Lowestoft fly-tipper named and shamed

    A Lowestoft man has been found guilty of fly-tipping, following an investigation by the Suffolk Coastal and Waveney’s shared Strategic Waste and Environmental Enforcement Team. Waveney District Council took court action against Mr Edward Foster, of …

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  7. West Suffolk Car Owners Prosecuted for Abandoning Vehicles

    January 26th, 2017

    West Suffolk Car Owners Prosecuted for Abandoning Vehicles

    The two men prosecuted could have got away with paying only £120 each if they had paid a fixed penalty notice within 10 days but they failed to pay, so the cases went to Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on 10 January 2017.Scott Day, 39, of Haselmere …

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  8. Mundford Fly-tipper found guilty

    January 25th, 2017

    Mundford Fly-tipper found guilty

    David Webb, from Mundford, attended Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on January 10 and pleaded guilty to the incident of fly-tipping and to the additional offence of transporting waste without a waste carrier’s license.  The waste, left on Forestry …

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  9. Mildenhall Recycling Centre improvement work complete

    December 14th, 2016

    Mildenhall Recycling Centre improvement work complete

    Work to improve Mildenhall Recycling Centre has been completed, with the site able to operate at its full capacity during opening hours. Suffolk County Council commissioned site operator FCC Environment to manage the project to ensure the Recycling …

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  10. 1000 Brilliant Baubles - The Winners!

    December 13th, 2016

    1000 Brilliant Baubles - The Winners!

    Schools and groups from across Suffolk have made their own festive decorations as part of a campaign aimed at teaching children how they can have fun reducing their waste in the run up to Christmas. They have made over 1,000 Brilliant …

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