Waste News

  1. Winners of campaign aimed at promoting glass recycling announced

    November 23rd, 2016

    Winners of campaign aimed at promoting glass recycling announced

    Three Suffolk residents have been declared winners of a county-wide competition aimed at promoting glass recycling. The ‘message in a bottle’ competition, organised by Suffolk Waste Partnership, was part of a campaign to promote glass recycling. …

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  2. Mildenhall Recycling Centre to be closed while improvement work takes place

    October 29th, 2016

    Mildenhall Recycling Centre to be closed while improvement work takes place

    Mildenhall Recycling Centre will be closed for three days next month (November 15 until November 17) because of essential work to expand the site . The site will be closed while the work takes place, which when completed will improve traffic flow …

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  3. 1000 Brilliant Baubles

    October 28th, 2016

    1000 Brilliant Baubles

    Following the success of last year's 1,000 Suffolk Stars project this year schools across the county were invited by Suffolk Waste Partnership to make 1,000 Brilliant Baubles! They have used recycled materials to decorate old CD’s which have been …

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  4. Suffolk staff crowned operational team of the year on a waste site

    October 27th, 2016

    Suffolk staff crowned operational team of the year on a waste site

    The Suffolk energy-from-waste facility has won two more national awards – one for the building and the other for the team running it – and is in line for a third. The Peel People’s Cup is awarded by the CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes …

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  5. Give & Take

    October 19th, 2016

    Give & Take

    Come along to a Give & Take event and reuse/ recycle your unwanted items, or simply come along and take something away for free!         Ipswich Borough Council are hosting these events: 26 October Bramford Road Methodist Church, Bramford …

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  6. Message in a bottle

    September 22nd, 2016

    Message in a bottle

    The message in a bottle campaign offered Suffolk residents a chance to win a hamper containing £100 worth of Suffolk produce packaged in 100% recyclable glass. Officers from the Suffolk Waste Partnership held events across the summer which promoted …

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  7. Improvement work for Mildenhall Recycling Centre

    September 13th, 2016

    Improvement work for Mildenhall Recycling Centre

    Work is due to start on Monday 19 September to expand the site of Mildenhall Recycling Centre (**Site currently remains open as normal**). The new layout of the site, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year, will improve traffic flow …

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  8. Residents urged to check waste carrier details

    August 18th, 2016

    Residents urged to check waste carrier details

    Householders in Suffolk are being reminded of their legal responsibility to ensure their waste does not become fly-tipped, following the successful prosecution of a Waveney resident. Stephen Coleman of Spexhall appeared at Lowestoft Magistrates Court …

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  9. Suffolk Recycling at Latitude

    July 21st, 2016

    Suffolk Recycling at Latitude

    Around 500 children plus their parents, carers and friends visited the Suffolk Recycling stand at Latitude this year. Over the weekend the stand was a hive of activity with children (and parents!) making CD owls, Latitude postcards, poi, headbands, …

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  10. Open days at Suffolk Energy-from-Waste facility

    July 18th, 2016

    Open days at Suffolk Energy-from-Waste facility

    There are spaces available for individuals wanting to visit the Suffolk energy-from-waste facility – at two open days in August. Currently on Tuesday 9 August there are 10 spaces available for a tour starting at 2pm; while on Wednesday 24 August …

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