Waste & COVID-19

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Find out all the up to date information about  waste service changes due to the Coronavirus in Suffolk

Waste collection

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How to recycle and dispose of waste in your kerbside bins and have hazardous, bulky and trade waste collected.

Recycling centres

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See a map of recycling centres, opening times and find out what you can and can't bring. (You will only be able to take waste to the recycling centres if you have booked a designated time slot)


Fly-tipped rubbish on the ground outside

Report and prevent fly-tipping.

Home composting

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Learn how to compost waste at home.

Get involved

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Take part in a litter pick, become a Master Composter, or find other events.

Learning zone

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Find classroom resources for children and teachers or explore where your waste goes (& visit)!

Food waste

Join the collaboration to get Food Savvy

Find out how to reduce your food waste with our Food Savvy challenge.

Reduce your waste

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Great practical tips on how to reduce the amount you waste.

Hazardous waste

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Unsure how to safely get rid of hazardous items (including paint)? Find out here.

Trade waste

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Learn how to set up a trade waste collection or what you need to take waste to Suffolk Recycling Centres.

#FoodSavvy Live session with Chef Mark Breen

Are you free Wednesday 8th July at 5.30pm? If so, block out half an hour and join us for another great #FoodSavvy Facebook live.

Vans, trailers and trade waste now accepted at nine of Suffolk’s recycling centres

In line with the phased approach to reopening Suffolk’s recycling centres, people with vans, trailers and trade waste can now book an appointment.


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Read the Spring 2020 edition.