Waste News

  1. 2017 - Paint recycling returns to Ipswich Crown Decorating Centre

    April 12th, 2017

    2017 - Paint recycling returns to Ipswich Crown Decorating Centre

    From the 1st to the 30th April 2017, the Kick Out The Can initiative will allow people to take surplus paint to their local Crown Decorating Centre in Trinity Street, Ipswich, for recycling. The paint collected in-store is re-processed by social …

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  2. Suffolk people return vital NHS and social care equipment

    April 11th, 2017

    Suffolk people return vital NHS and social care equipment

    A campaign aimed at encouraging people in Suffolk to hand back items of community equipment they no longer require has been a huge success and has now been enhanced to include collection points at 3 recycling centres in the county. The month-long …

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  3. Give & Take Day - Felixstowe

    April 11th, 2017

    Give & Take Day - Felixstowe

    If you’ve been busy spring cleaning, why not donate items that you no longer need at Suffolk Coastal’s free Give and Take Day on Wednesday 19 April – or simply come along and take something away for free! They are encouraging people to bring …

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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