Garden waste collections in Calderdale will resume from Monday 4 May 2020. The service was temporarily suspended by Calderdale Council and contractors SUEZ due to COVID-19, to provide extra staff support for the main waste and recycling collection service. Fortnightly garden waste collections will now resume for existing subscribers on their usual collection day. Residents … Continue reading Garden waste collections resume
Calderdale residents are being urged to dispose of any rubbish responsibly, following a number of recent fly tipping cases in the borough. The Council’s Community Safety Wardens have attended a number of fly tipping incidents throughout Calderdale in recent weeks, including cases at Albert Promenade in Halifax, Cold Edge Road at Wainstalls, Donkey Hill outside … Continue reading Counting the cost of fly tipping
The Great British Spring Clean is on its way from Friday 20th March to Monday 13th April 2020 across the UK. Calderdale Council and Keep Britain Tidy are calling on you, our #LitterHeroes, to take action. This year Calderdale Council want to support as many local groups and individuals as possible. We hope that collecting a record … Continue reading The Great British Spring Clean
Your trash could be someone else’s treasure, so if you have items you no longer need, why not advertise them for free at the Calderdale Freecycle Group or the Calderdale Recycle group? Calderdale Freecycle – https://groups.freecycle.org/CalderdaleUK Calderdale Recycle – https://www.ilovefreegle.org/explore/CalderdaleRecycle The idea behind these groups is to reduce the amount of reusable items going to waste … Continue reading Freecycling in Calderdale – It’s not waste until you waste it!
HCI community wardens, Zameer Akhtar and Jonny Cato have this week put up new signs in Wadsworth Common Community Garden to advise residents that they will be fined for throwing their food waste out in the Community Garden. This behaviour encourages rats and other vermin to the area. The signs explain that food waste should … Continue reading Don’t drop your food waste; recycle it!