Residents Reminded Over Essential Visits Only To Local Tip

Residents Reminded Over Essential Visits Only To Local Tip
April 2, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that Household Waste Recycling Sites remain open, but to consider whether their visit is essential.

Many sites across the East Riding have seen an increase in residents using the centres over the most recent lockdown which has led to long waits to use the sites, and queues developing on the highways leading up to the entrances.

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Compostable Carrier Bags Introduced By Thomas The Baker

Compostable Carrier Bags Introduced By Thomas The Baker
January 14, 2021

A baker with shops across Yorkshire and the North East has pledged to work towards having 100% green packaging with the launch of a new compostable bag – a first in the industry.

Replacing all of its plastic carriers from January, Thomas the Baker will instead be offering customers TUV-certified compostable bags made from potato starch.

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Mobile Phone Recycling in the UK

Mobile Phone Recycling in the UK
September 1, 2020

Mobile phone recycling is something that we all should be doing in the UK. Over the years the mobile phone has become the device most people can not live without.

Gone are the days when a mobile phone was used for just making calls and sending text messages. Now, these devices which fit in our pocket can be used for everything from entertainment to also keeping track of your finances.

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Extended Opening Hours To End At Beverley’s Recycling Site

Extended Opening Hours To End At Beverley’s Recycling Site
June 28, 2020

Opening hours at the council’s household waste recycling site at Weel, Beverley, will revert to normal from Monday 29 June, after a four-week extension.

Since 2 June the recycling site has opened two hours earlier than normal in a bid to solve traffic problems caused by cars queueing to get on to the site, which is located on a narrow road.

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Beverley Entrepreneur Fighting Fast Fashion With Innovative Service

Beverley Entrepreneur Fighting Fast Fashion With Innovative Service
June 12, 2020

A Beverley-based businesswoman who reuses and recycles unwanted and second-hand clothing is appealing for donations to support national charities using an innovative new Covid-19 friendly drive-through service.

Daisy Jessop (22) is the brainchild of the ethical clothing recycle business called Envirofriendly Recycling (EMEA) Limited.

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Waste Recycling Site Opening Hours Now Extended

Waste Recycling Site Opening Hours Now Extended
June 2, 2020

The council’s household waste recycling site at Weel, Beverley, will have its opening hours temporarily extended in a bid to control some traffic issues.

As of Tuesday 2 June, the site will open at 8am, two hours earlier than normal, and then close at the regular time of 5pm.

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Hull Man Prosecuted After Rubbish Dumped In South Cave

Hull Man Prosecuted After Rubbish Dumped In South Cave
March 20, 2020

A man from Hull has been prosecuted after rubbish was dumped on a verge in South Cave in 2017.

Deividas Anzelis, of Parthian Road, Hull, pleaded guilty to failing in his duty of care by not ensuring his waste was disposed of legally when he appeared before Hull Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 10 March 2020.

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East Riding Presented With Recycling League Champion Trophy

East Riding Presented With Recycling League Champion Trophy
February 13, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been recognised for topping the Recycling League of England’s local authorities with a recycling rate of 64.8% for 2018/19.

In the wake of figures published by the government in December, the authority was this week officially presented with the trophy for “Local Authority Recycling League Champion for England”.

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Christmas And New Year Recycling Guide For East Riding Residents

Christmas And New Year Recycling Guide For East Riding Residents
December 19, 2019

Christmas and New Year will create more waste than any other time of the year in the East Riding – but the good news is most of it can be recycled.

Last Christmas and New Year more than 9,000 tonnes of waste was collected from East Riding households – and 60% of that was recycled thanks to the brilliant efforts of residents.

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Bin Lorry Fire Sparks Appeal To Residents Not To Put Batteries In Bins

Bin Lorry Fire Sparks Appeal To Residents Not To Put Batteries In Bins
November 19, 2019

Residents in the East Riding are being urged not to put batteries or power banks in their bins – after one of them sparked a fire in a bin lorry.

One of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s bin collection crews was forced to tackle a fire after black smoke started billowing from the back of their truck while they were working in Bridlington.

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