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Bins, Waste and Recycling

A woman sorting Christmas wrapping paper into her blue recycling box
It’s time to resolve to recycle more
29 December 2021

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

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

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

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

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

Holly Mumby Croft, Rob Waltham, James Todd and two waste operatives behind new town centre litter bin
Government investment buys new town centre bins
1 December 2021

New bins have been installed in Scunthorpe town centre as part of continued Government investment to revitalise  the High Street.…

recycle for North Lincolnshire green text and logo
Household Recycling Centre winter opening hours
26 October 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Graphic telling people to Show A Litter Respect
Caught on camera: Council adds to armoury to open new front in...
15 July 2021

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

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

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

Six large red bins in a warehouse
New bins are far from rubbish
10 June 2021

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

Logo advertising the Great British Spring Clean
Last call to join the Great British Spring Clean
26 May 2021

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