A to Z of recycling

Letters A and Z displayed with recycled items on the ground

Find out how to recycle, reduce, re-use and dispose of many items in Suffolk.

Waste collection

Man disposing of waste in a bin lorry

How to recycle and dispose of waste in your kerbside bins and have hazardous, bulky and trade waste collected.

Recycling centres

Recycling centre entrance with board and bins

See a map of recycling centres, opening times and find out what you can and can't bring. (Please note - Bury St Edmunds site has moved)

Fly-tipping

Fly-tipped rubbish on the ground outside

Report and prevent fly-tipping.

Home composting

Man shovelling soil in a compost area

Learn how to compost waste at home.

Get involved

Felixstowe litter picking volunteers outside a brick building

Take part in a litter pick, become a Master Composter, or find other events.

Learning zone

5 children and 4 adults outside a recycling bank

Find classroom resources for children and teachers or explore where your waste goes (& visit)!

Food waste

Join the collaboration to get Food Savvy

Find out how to reduce your food waste with our Food Savvy challenge.

Reduce your waste

Outside of the Ipswich Re-use Shop

Great practical tips on how to reduce the amount you waste.

Hazardous waste

Collection of messy paint cans

Unsure how to safely get rid of hazardous items (including paint)? Find out here.

Trade waste

Trade waste recycling white van

Learn how to set up a trade waste collection or what you need to take waste to Suffolk Recycling Centres.

New and improved recycling centre to open this month

A new and improved recycling centre will open in Bury St Edmunds on 16 January. The flagship site in Fornham Road will replace the current recycling centre at Rougham Hill, Bury St Edmunds, which will close its doors permanently.

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.

Newsletter

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Read the Winter 2019 edition.