Waste News

  1. Compost Awareness Week 2017

    May 3rd, 2017

    Compost Awareness Week 2017

    National Compost Awareness Week (Sunday 7th to Sunday 14th May) A variety of events and activities are taking place throughout the county to celebrate the magic of composting! It's your chance to find out more about the environmental and financial …

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  2. It's Real Nappy Week! 24- 30 April 2017

    April 21st, 2017

    It's Real Nappy Week! 24- 30 April 2017

    ‘One World, One Change’ In Suffolk we are lucky to have Suffolk Cloth Nappies –a small team of parents who offer free and impartial advice as well as ongoing support to local families wishing to use reusable nappies on their babies. They offer …

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  3. Claydon Give and Take Day Sat 22nd April

    April 18th, 2017

    Claydon Give and Take Day Sat 22nd April

    Time for a Spring Clean? If you've been having a sort out of cupboards, sheds & garages, why not donate items that you no longer need to the Claydon Community Give and Take Day on Saturday 22nd April – or simply come along and take something …

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  4. Waste Less Save More!

    April 13th, 2017

    Waste Less Save More!

    Already consider yourself a brilliant recycler? How about taking the next step and having a go at reducing your waste? We have created a Waste Less, Save More Action Pack, full of tips and tricks to become a top Waste Buster. You could become a Smart …

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