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Pictured with the new bins in Scartho are Lia Nici, MP for Great Grimsby and ward member for Scartho, Cllr Ian Lindley, Cllr Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for Environment and Transport, Lottie Croft, from Lia Nici's office, and Cllr Ron Shepherd.
About 38,500 homes now using new recycling bins

New recycling bins are now in use at about 38,500 homes across North East Lincolnshire. North East Lincolnshire Council is working with a specialist distribution company to deliver a pair of new bins to about 73,000 households by mid-November. Bins…

4 days ago
Delivery team taking bins to homes in Grimsby
Nearly halfway there with new recycling bins roll out

Almost half of homes in North East Lincolnshire are now using new wheelie bins as part of an overhaul of the area’s recycling collections. A specialist distribution company started delivering recycling bins on 28 July. They are seven weeks into…

2 weeks ago
'Binion' characters made from old tyres standing at the gates to the Grimsby Community Recycling Centre.
COVID-19: Recycling centre update

North East Lincolnshire Council is lifting more of the restrictions in place at its Community Recycling Centres (CRCs or tips) in Grimsby and Immingham. People can now take bulky items such as sofas and bathroom suites to both sites. Visitors…

3 weeks ago
Rows of bins lined up in a street ready to be assembled and delivered.
About 20,000 homes now using new recycling bins

About 20,000 households now have a pair of new recycling wheelie bins after deliveries started a month ago this week. Households in parts of Waltham, Humberston, Sidney Sussex, Wybers Wood and South ward are among those receiving bins this week.…

3 weeks ago
A refuse worker stands back as two new wheelie bins are lifted and emptied into the back of the wagon.
New wheelie bins emptied for first time

New wheelie bins have been emptied for the first time as part of North East Lincolnshire Council’s massive shake-up of recycling. Bin deliveries started at the end of July. The first homes to receive them are putting them out for…

1 month ago
Pictured with the new bins in Scartho are Lia Nici, MP for Great Grimsby and ward member for Scartho, Cllr Ian Lindley, Cllr Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for Environment and Transport, Lottie Croft, from Lia Nici's office, and Cllr Ron Shepherd.
Almost 8,000 bins delivered last week

Almost 4,000 homes received a pair of new recycling bins last week in the first part of a mass roll out across North East Lincolnshire. Homes in parts of Scartho Top, Old Clee, Haverstoe, Yarborough, Park ward, Stallingborough and Healing…

2 months ago
Stacks of new recycling bins are unloaded from a lorry.
New recycling bins arriving soon

Deliveries of new recycling bins start in North East Lincolnshire this week. North East Lincolnshire Council wrote to all households in the area last week to let them know about their new recycling bins. Copies of the letter are on…

2 months ago
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COVID-19: New restrictions in place at the tips

Restrictions are now in place at the areas two Community Recycling Centres (CRCs or tips) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Only visit the CRCs if your trip is essential. Avoid visiting if you can. There were almost twice as…

6 months ago
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COVID-19: Friday’s garden waste collections

Like all organisations, our workforce has been affected by the latest advice from the Government and Public Health England in respect of isolating high risk groups. As a result some of the garden waste rounds are not out this morning.…

6 months ago
Pictured with an example of a grey and a blue wheelie bin are Chris Dunn, deputy head of operations, and Cllr Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for Environment and Transport.
Get set to say goodbye boxes, hello bins

Wheelie bins are set to replace boxes for recycling later this year Two wheelie bins set to replace the triple box system for dry recycling in the autumn Preferred option was strongly supported in public consultation Another option to be…

7 months ago
Three recycling boxes in front of a brick wall.
Help shape what we do with your rubbish and recycling

North East Lincolnshire Council has launched a public consultation on how it will manage household waste and recycling in future. People have from Monday 16 December 2019 to midday on 20 January 2020 to have their say on a range…

9 months ago
Bring to recycling bank changes

North East Lincolnshire Council is set to make changes to some of the ‘bring to’ recycling banks it owns across the borough. There are currently about 40 recycling banks across North East Lincolnshire at busy locations such as supermarkets and…

9 months ago
Fancy seeing your artwork on a new bin lorry?

North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a competition to find new artwork to promote recycling on its new bin lorries. Twelve new bin lorries for collecting household waste will be hitting the streets in spring 2020. The existing vehicles are…

11 months ago
An old bath tub full of folded up pieces of cardboard left on the pavement with an orange recycling box.
Recycling box reminder

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding people this Recycling Week what goes in their recycling boxes after recent finds include plant pots, tins of paint and even a bath tub. Orange recycling boxes are for drinks cans, food tins, household…

12 months ago
Don’t waste your waste – GetComposting this autumn

The summer sun is performing its last dance of the year and our gardens will soon become wastelands of winter, but before the snow starts to fall, it’s time to take autumn by the bronzed leaves and get out there,…

12 months ago
Bins emptying into bin lorry
Important changes to bin collections during hot weather

North East Lincolnshire Council’s bin crews will be starting work earlier for the rest of this week because of the hot weather. Households will need to have their bins and boxes out by 6am instead of the usual 7am on…

1 year ago
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Pioneering Skip It events are back with more dates for 2019

Community groups from across the area are teaming up with North East Lincolnshire Council to host their own Skip It events this summer. Community Groups and other organisations were invited to bid to stage their own pop-up recycling centres as…

1 year ago
Three recycling boxes in front of a brick wall.
What happens to your recycling?

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding households in the area that all recycling collected here stays in the UK for processing. It comes after people who saw the opening episode of the BBC’s new series War on Plastic have been…

1 year ago
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Waste and recycling collection changes

North East Lincolnshire Council is changing some of its bin rounds to make them more efficient. The Council is changing when it empties household waste or recycling from about 1,900 homes in the area. Letters will be delivered from Friday…

1 year ago
Panel showing bins, box and bag for Weekly Recycling Pilot.
Weekly recycling pilot to be rolled out to 1,500 homes in North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council is carrying out a pilot of weekly recycling collections at a number of homes across the borough. 1,533 homes in five wards to take part in new weekly recycling pilot Homes will have a new black…

2 years ago
A bin wagon reverses down a narrow street in Cleethorpes.
How you can help with the big Christmas clean up

After Santa has left gifts and you’ve gobbled up the turkey, spare a thought for your bin crew and street cleansing teams who clear away 500 tonnes more rubbish in the festive season. Our waste and street cleansing teams will…

2 years ago