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Your waste overview

Our aim is to work with residents of North East Lincolnshire to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as we can.


  • Recycling – 55% household recycling rate by 2025, 60% by 2030 and 65% by 2035 reflecting the EU revised Waste Framework Directive targets
  • Recovery – Maximising the recovery of energy from the residual waste by treating all of it in the Energy from Waste (EFW) facility

We collect an average of 72,000 households waste and recycling on alternative fortnightly collections. The collected waste is delivered to NEWLINCS Development Limited and they’re responsible for its treatment and disposal, NEWLINCS also operate and manage the Recycling Centres based in Grimsby and Immingham.

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Your waste’s end destination

Household domestic rubbish

Rubbish is collected and taken to the NEWLINCS waste management site and burnt to power a local factory.


Mixed glass, plastic bottles and aluminum cans from kerbside collections, the tip and recycling points go to Viridor Waste Management  or Rye Power  to be sorted and sent to various destinations in the UK to be reused. Newspapers and cardboard are sent to Palm Paper Limited  where it is reused for newsprint and cardboard.

Garden waste

Green waste from grounds maintenance, households and the recycling centres are litter picked and shredded at NEWLINCS waste management site, and sent to Kirton Lindsey and Riby to be made to compost.

Contact details

Waste services hotline

Telephone: 01472 326288

Telephone opening times: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm, except bank holidays