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Bins, Waste and Recycling

Girl and boy playing on a tyre swing in the garden
Win a family pass to Normanby Hall Country Park by re-using rescued fly tipped tyres

To kickstart the Young Mayor Environmental Award Project the Young Mayor, Alexia Dibdin, has launched a competition for residents to…

29 June 2022
Country lane in Belton filled with flytipped rubbish
Appeal for witnesses after massive fly-tip on rural lane

A massive fly-tip containing debris believed to be from a cannabis farm has been dumped on a farm track near…

10 June 2022
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Recycling collections disruption as Covid-19 rate rises

Residents across the area are experiencing some disruption to recycling collections as Covid-19 infections increase significantly and staff isolate to…

31 March 2022
Great British Spring Clean promotional poster
Litter Heroes assemble – join the 2022 Great British Spring Clean

North Lincolnshire is once again taking part in the Great British Spring Clean between 25 March and 10 April and…

22 March 2022
recycle for North Lincolnshire green text and logo
Household Recycling Centres summer opening hours

Our Household Recycling Centres have begun operating from their summer opening hours. Cottage Beck Road in Scunthorpe is now open…

2 March 2022
Photo of flytipped household rubbish with the words 'No fly tipping - warning CCTV in operation'
£400 fine for flytipper caught on CCTV

A Scunthorpe resident who was spotted dumping cardboard, household waste and rubble into a garden was fined after being spotted…

28 February 2022
A Christmas tree being put through a large orange chipper with lots of other trees behind it waiting to be shredded
Tree-mendous result from recycling scheme

Old Christmas trees have helped Lindsey Lodge Hospice raise vital funds, with help from North Lincolnshire Council. More than 350…

23 February 2022
Photo of litter with the words 'Show a Litter Respect' warning of £150 fines
More than 1,800 people hit with litter fines

Selfish litter louts have been fined 1,846 times in the past year as part of North Lincolnshire Council’s crackdown on environmental crime.…

13 January 2022
A woman sorting Christmas wrapping paper into her blue recycling box
It’s time to resolve to recycle more

The great Christmas clear-up has begun as we begin to tidy up after the festivities. We create more rubbish at…

29 December 2021
Black bin bags of flytipped rubbish on grass next to a footpath in Bottesford
Householder fined £400 after paying rogue trader £40 to dump rubbish

A man who paid a rogue trader £40 to take away his rubbish after they knocked on his door has…

10 December 2021
Don't miss your bin day this Christmas
Don’t miss your bin day this Christmas

It can be hard to keep track of the days over the festive period and with three bank holidays, bin…

8 December 2021
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 revitalise  the High Street.…

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