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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Ways You Can Save Money On The Essentials

Ways You Can Save Money On The Essentials
October 8, 2019

Even for the thriftiest members of society, essential goods and services are incredibly expensive in today’s consumer market.

Saving money is important to everyone, and whilst it’s tempting to focus on cutting out expensive treats, there are easy ways you can reduce your everyday spending on essentials to help make your hard-earned money stretch even further.

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East Riding Waste And Recycling Team Wins Second National Award

East Riding Waste And Recycling Team Wins Second National Award
September 21, 2019

The waste and recycling team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council has won a second national award for its services to local residents.

The team was presented with the award for Best Service Team of the Year for Waste Management and Recycling at the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Service Awards 2019.

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Metal Recycling Campaign Launches For The East Riding

Metal Recycling Campaign Launches For The East Riding
September 6, 2019

Residents in the East Riding are being encouraged to take part in a campaign to boost the recycling of metal packaging in their blue bins – following a successful trial held last year.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste and recycling team launched the MetalMatters campaign as they aim to encourage residents to place metal packaging items in their blue bins so they can be recycled.

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Textile Recycling Events Coming To Beverley & Tickton

Textile Recycling Events Coming To Beverley & Tickton
August 21, 2019

Residents in Beverley, Hornsea and Tickton are being encouraged to join a summer campaign to boost the recycling of clothes, bedding, shoes and other textiles.

Waste and recycling officers at East Riding of Yorkshire Council are holding a series of textile collection events, inviting residents to bring along their old duvets, sheets, towels, clothes and shoes so they can be recycled and disposed of properly.

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Hull Woman Fined £200 After Facebook Fly-Tipper Dumps Her Rubbish

Hull Woman Fined £200 After Facebook Fly-Tipper Dumps Her Rubbish
May 2, 2019

A woman from Hull has been fined £200 after a man she hired through Facebook to take away her rubbish dumped it near Skirlaugh.

A streetscene enforcement officer from East Riding of Yorkshire Council was called to investigate a report of fly-tipping found in a layby off the A165 between Skirlaugh and Coniston on 9 April this year.

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Hull Man Fined £400 For Dumping Bags Of Rubbish In Melton

Hull Man Fined £400 For Dumping Bags Of Rubbish In Melton
January 23, 2019

A man from Hull has been fined £400 by East Riding of Yorkshire Council for dumping bags of rubbish in Melton, near Brough.

The man admitted adding to a pile a fly-tipping by leaving further bags of waste at the side of the road in Brickyard Lane, Melton. This is a site which is frequently targeted by fly-tippers.

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Council To Get Tough On Environmental Offenders

Council To Get Tough On Environmental Offenders
January 21, 2019

Councillors are being asked to consider plans to implement robust enforcement action against littering and environmental offences.

In addition, they will also consider the prospect of increasing the level of fines issued after the government changed the minimum, default and maximum penalty levels back in April 2018.

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