Read about the latest recycling and waste news and updates happening in Suffolk below.

1000 Endangered Animals

Suffolk schools and groups were invited to make 1000 endangered animals from recycled materials which will be displayed in the Apex & Ipswich Town Hall.

Let's fight food waste together Suffolk!

Residents and communities across Suffolk are being urged to get involved in Food Savvy, a pioneering two-year campaign that is tackling food waste in the region.

Eat your pumpkin!

Every year over a quarter of all Halloween pumpkins in the UK end up being thrown away - that’s 18,000 tonnes of food waste. Find out how you can avoid this and check out loads of yummy recipes!

New and improved recycling centre to open soon

A new and improved recycling centre will open in Bury St Edmunds soon. The flagship site in Fornham Road will replace the current recycling centre at Rougham Hill, Bury St Edmunds, which will close its doors permanently.

It's Recycle Week!

Recycle Now’s campaign is bigger than ever this year, and is packed full of awesome resources for you and your friends. Head over to Recycle Now’s website to find out all about it!

Suffolk Recycling Centres set for success as new contract rolls out this May

Yesterday (16 May 2019) Suffolk County Council and FCC Environment, began a new 8-year contract for the operation of 11 Recycling Centres in Suffolk.

Wonderful waste-free woodlands! Suffolk Show

Wonderful waste-free woodlands, see our gallery of fantastic art work from schools & gallery from the Suffolk Show itself

Compost Awareness Week

Free compost, free advice and cheap bins to help green fingered residents

Have an Egg-cellent Waste Free Easter!

Did you know on average 80 million Easter eggs are sold in the UK each year creating over 8,000 tonnes of waste? See our waste free tips here...

Community Fridge to bring residents together

A fresh initiative that aims to reduce food waste - a first of its kind in Suffolk - is set to launch in the heart of the Lowestoft community.

SCC awards recycling centre contract to FCC Environment

Suffolk County Council has today announced that FCC Environment has been awarded the new contract for the 11 Recycling Centres. The contract covers the period May 2019 to September 2027.

Winter E-Zine

Includes lots of Christmas reducing, recycling and composting tips!

Please Empty Me - smarter system for litter bin emptying

The second phase of the Suffolk Waste Partnership campaign to combat roadside litter is underway with the installation of remote devices to monitor bin fill levels.