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Bins, Waste and Recycling

A small electrical cycling bin, a battery recycling bin and two large banners encouraging people to recycle in the foyer of Scunthorpe central library
Recycling your electricals is now even easier thanks to new...
12 June 2024

Plans to ramp up the council’s recycling rates for batteries and small electrical items have taken a step forward with…

Four pictures showing before and after rubbish has been cleared from tenfoots
Massive clean-up operation shifts 34 tonnes of rubbish including...
24 May 2024

A comprehensive clean up of tenfoots in the Crosby area has taken place in a bid to halt the blight…

Man in high vis suit clearing dumped rubbish into a bin lorry down a tenfoot
Council wages war on ‘disgusting’ flytippers
20 April 2024

North Lincolnshire Council has blasted litterers and flytippers who are dumping rubbish as fast as it is cleared away. In…

A council recycling officer handing a composting bin over to a resident.
Celebrate Compost Awareness Week with a new cut-price composter!
4 April 2024

Keen gardeners and recyclers can join the compost revolution with a special offer giving North Lincolnshire residents the chance to…

Great British Spring Clean
Litter heroes are being called on to join the 2024 Great British...
13 March 2024

North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging residents and businesses to pledge to help clear up litter from across our area during…

Operative in high-vis emptying brown bins next to a bin wagon on a leafy green street
Bin collections: An apology for inconvenience – please...
14 February 2024

A number of garden waste and recycling collections across North Lincolnshire have been re-arranged due to staff sickness. Despite this,…

Neil Poole in the driving seat of a new road sweeping machine
New green machines clean the air as well as the road
17 January 2024

A fleet of new state of the art road sweeping machines clean dust and pollution particles from the air as…

Back view of litter enforcement officers and police patrolling Scunthorpe high street
Council TRIPLES fines as war on fly-tippers, litter louts and...
12 December 2023

The council’s crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Scunthorpe and Brigg has escalated – with stronger powers coming into force and…

Dog fouling graphic saying 'We're Not Messing' telling people to pic up after their dog
£466 fine for not carrying dog poo bags
24 August 2023

The first two prosecutions under strict local rules about dog fouling have gone through the courts, with fines of £466…

Volunteer litter pickers
Council welcomes new powers to triple fines for litter louts to...
13 July 2023

Fines for littering, daubing graffiti and fly-tipping have been increased by Government – a move welcomed as the council continues…

A Wastewise tractor moving green waste
New partnership builds on council pledge to cut waste sent to...
12 July 2023

The amount of North Lincolnshire waste going to landfill will be slashed even further thanks to a new partnership. The…

Flytipped rubbish next to a wheelie bin
Householder fined £300 over lay-by flytipping
11 May 2023

A householder who dumped his rubbish next to a lay-by bin has had to pay a £300 fine. The unsightly…

man shovelling compost into compost bin
Be a gardening hero this spring with our discount compost bin...
31 March 2023

Keen gardeners and recyclers can join the compost revolution with a special offer giving North Lincolnshire residents the chance to…

Picture of a bin lorry on a housing estate
Don’t miss bin day over Easter
29 March 2023

Refuse collectors will be out collecting people’s waste across North Lincolnshire before the Easter weekend, with some changes due to…

Waste lorry and operatives
New fleet of refuse collection vehicles confirmed as council set...
24 March 2023

More than £1.5m is to be invested in refuse collection vehicles – improving reliability and reducing carbon emissions. Seven new…