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

Recycling Bin

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Find out what can and can’t go in your recycling bin with answers to some of your frequently asked questions.

Recycling centres

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You need to book before you visit Suffolk's Recycling Centres. 

Book a slot

Waste collection

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How to recycle and dispose of waste in your kerbside bins.

Home composting

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Learn how to compost waste at home.


Fly-tipped rubbish on the ground outside

Report and prevent fly-tipping.


Ted says "Please don't put any nappies in your recycling bin".

See our new nappy campaign, launched with Keep Britian Tidy, aimed at stopping nappies spoiling Suffolk's recycling.

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.

The Street that Saved: Suffolk residents beat food waste

A street in Lowestoft came together to take part on a challenge to tackle food waste.

Planning permission granted for new recycling centre in Haverhill

Plans to build a new recycling centre in Haverhill have been approved.


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