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Bins, Waste and Recycling

Holly Mumby Croft, Rob Waltham, James Todd and two waste operatives behind new town centre litter bin
Government investment buys new town centre bins

New bins have been installed in Scunthorpe town centre as part of continued Government investment to continue revitalising the High…

1 December 2021
recycle for North Lincolnshire green text and logo
Household Recycling Centre winter opening hours

From 1 November, our Household Recycling Centres will revert to winter opening hours. Cottage Beck Road in Scunthorpe is open…

26 October 2021
Dumped rubbish and debris in the back yard of a terraced house
Landlord fined over rubbish-filled garden

A landlord has been fined after ignoring two warnings to get rubbish on their property cleaned up. A Community Protection…

21 October 2021
Graphic of a pink cat (HypnoCat) telling people to recycle small electrical items
Listen to HypnoCat and recycle your old small electricals

A pink fluffy cat is about to persuade North Lincolnshire residents to recycle their old small electrical items. HypnoCat will…

21 September 2021
Blue and green logo telling people to Step It Up for Recycle Week
Step it up for Recycle Week and help fight climate change

Almost nine out of ten people in North Lincolnshire recycle – but everyone can do more to help save the…

20 September 2021
Refuse collectors taking the bins to the wagon to be emptied
Council evolves recycling offer further

North Lincolnshire Council is adjusting its waste collection for certain areas of Scunthorpe in a bid to reduce fly-tipping and…

10 September 2021
Photograph of fly-tipping on Digby Street, Scunthorpe
Fly-tipper fined as part of council crack down

A resident has received a £400 fine for dumping household rubbish after they were tracked down by North Lincolnshire Council…

27 August 2021
Graphic telling people to Show A Litter Respect
Litter fine dodgers dealt with in court

Six North Lincolnshire residents have been ordered to pay fines, plus court costs and a victim surcharge, after dropping litter.…

13 August 2021
Graphic telling people to Show A Litter Respect
Caught on camera: Council adds to armoury to open new front in war on fly-tipping and littering

Council leaders have stepped up their war on litter louts by launching an online portal where people can upload videos…

15 July 2021
Flytipped rubbish including a pram, cardboard boxes and bin bags
Fly-tippers fined for dumping in street and car park 

Two residents have received on the spot £400 fines for dumping household rubbish after North Lincolnshire Council enforcement officers tracked…

6 July 2021
Six large red bins in a warehouse
New bins are far from rubbish

North Lincolnshire Council is installing 75 new extra-capacity bins in lay-bys as part of our war on litter. The bright…

10 June 2021
Logo advertising the Great British Spring Clean
Last call to join the Great British Spring Clean

It is not too late to join the hundreds of Litter Heroes across North Lincolnshire who are taking part in…

26 May 2021
Jack Johnson and Zaynah Jamal sat on a bench in Brigg - receiving his environment award
Jack takes on ‘litter bandits’ and wins Young Mayor’s award

Since the beginning of this year, a little boy called Jack Johnson, who is just 4 years old and lives…

21 May 2021
Graphic telling people to Show A Litter Respect
Litter marshals hand out 30 fines a week

More than 600 fixed penalty notices have been handed out for littering and dog fouling since November, an average of…

11 May 2021
Flytipped rubbish and debris by the side of the road on a frosty day
Fines warning in clampdown on fly-tippers

North Lincolnshire Council has declared war on waste by helping communities take pride in their own areas and coming down…

5 May 2021