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Tip workers raise more than £10,500 for good causes

Workers who gave Grimsby tip an upcycled Christmas makeover raised £10,574 for local charities and good causes. Visitors donated generously after witnessing the efforts staff made to transform the site into a recycled winter wonderland. Most of the decorations – including Santa, a snowman, and a giant Christmas tree – are made using old tyres,…

1 week ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Please keep recycling banks tidy this Christmas holiday

North East Lincolnshire Council is warning people not to fly-tip or dump waste at ‘bring to’ recycling banks this Christmas holiday. There are about 30 bring to recycling banks across the borough at busy locations such as supermarkets and car parks. Recycling banks are convenient places for people to recycle reasonable amounts of cans, glass,…

4 weeks ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Reminder – waste and recycling collections change during the Christmas holiday

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding households that their waste and recycling collection dates change during the Christmas and New Year holiday. Visit www.nelincs.gov.uk/bins to check your collection date or see the Christmas collections leaflet sent earlier this month. Cllr Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for environment and transport, said: “Waste and recycling collection dates change…

4 weeks ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Remember your waste and recycling collection day might change this Christmas holiday

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding households that their waste and recycling collection dates change during the Christmas and New Year holiday. Visit www.nelincs.gov.uk/refuse-collection-schedule/ to check your collection date and look out for the Christmas collections leaflet arriving in your letterbox this week. Cllr Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for environment and transport, said: “Waste and…

2 months ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Recycling winter wonderland at Grimsby tip

A magical, recycled Christmas kingdom awaits visitors to Grimsby Community Recycling Centre this December. Staff at the Community Recycling Centre, also known as the CRC or tip, have given the site a festive, junk model makeover. Grimsby and Immingham CRCs are open every day (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day) from 8am…

2 months ago | Bins, waste and recycling

COVID-19: Disruption to garden waste collections

North East Lincolnshire Council is changing the way it collects garden waste due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Garden waste subscribers will have one collection instead of two before the winter break. The service breaks for the winter in December and January. At this time of year, half of our customers on average…

2 months ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Big win for the Council’s environmental services teams and their response to the first coronavirus lockdown

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Environmental Services teams won big at the awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management. The teams responsible for domestic waste, recycling and garden waste collections in North East Lincolnshire won first prize at the national awards on Friday. Working with colleagues from the Community Recycling Centres, Bulky Waste collections, Street…

2 months ago | Bins, waste and recycling