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No changes to waste and recycling collections for the Easter bank holiday

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding people that their household waste and recycling collections continue as normal as we head into the Easter bank holiday weekend. Waste and recycling collections, including garden waste, will take place as usual on Good Friday (2 April) and Easter Monday (5 April). Check your collection dates online at www.nelincs.gov.uk/bins….

3 weeks ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Garden waste collections

Recent technical problems with the council’s telephone system and online forms mean that some people trying to pay for a garden waste service may not have been able to do so. The Council will continue to empty garden waste bins for households who subscribed for 2020/21 until Saturday 17 April. This is to give people more…

4 weeks ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Recycling bins fit for the future

It’s one year this week since North East Lincolnshire Council made the decision to introduce new bins for recycling. This time last year, households were using boxes for their recycling. The boxes had served their purpose, but it was time a new method was introduced. Several factors influenced the decision to move from boxes to…

1 month ago | Bins, waste and recycling

New weekly food waste pilot starts in April

North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a new weekly food waste collection on one of its bin rounds next month. As part of their drive to help people recycle more and waste less, the Council’s waste team will start collecting food waste from 4,680 properties every week from the end of April. The homes are…

1 month ago | Bins, waste and recycling

New solar power litter bins to help clean up the borough

North East Lincolnshire Council is installing nine new solar powered litter bins in parks and other popular destinations across the borough. Solar bins are designed to compress rubbish so they do not need to be emptied as often as standard bins. They can hold up to ten times more rubbish than a normal, non-compacting bin….

1 month ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Reminder – bin days are changing from 8 March

Bin days are changing in North East Lincolnshire Check your dates at www.nelincs.gov.uk/bins  Recycle plastic pots, tubs and trays from 8 March New collection calendars on their way to homes across the borough North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding households that waste and recycling collection days are changing from 8 March. People can check their…

2 months ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Wasting food feeds climate change

North East Lincolnshire Council is backing the UK’s first ever Food Waste Action Week to highlight the harmful affects food waste has on the environment. When we throw away food that could have been eaten, we are not just wasting food but the valuable resources that went into making it including water, land and greenhouse…

2 months ago | Bins, waste and recycling