Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Following the announcement that England will return to national lockdown restrictions with immediate effect, Calderdale Council is working through the implications for its services. Everyone must stay at home, except for essential reasons such as food shopping, exercise within the local area and medical appointments. As such, further Council service updates have been issued in… read more … about Update on Council services>>

COVID

Work is taking place at the Ainleys facility in Elland, to allow for better access and the installation of additional safety measures.  From Monday 30 November work will take place to widen access at the facility, which includes Calderdale Council’s highways depot and Elland Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC).   The current main site entrance… read more … about Essential safety works at Elland facility>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn

Elland and Sowerby Bridge Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) will reopen on Friday 11 September. Following careful consideration about how the sites can safely be operated, it’s been agreed that the HWRC sites at Elland and Sowerby Bridge can now reopen. The two sites join those already open at Halifax, Brighouse and Todmorden meaning that… read more … about Elland and Sowerby Bridge HWRCs to reopen>>

Calderdale Council

Todmorden Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) will reopen from Friday 22 May, with strict safety measures in place to protect both staff and visitors. The opening of the Todmorden site follows a successful trial reopening at Halifax and Brighouse HWRCs, which have been open since Monday 11 May. From Friday 22 May, the three sites… read more … about Todmorden Household Waste Recycling Centre to reopen>>

Cllr Press

Calderdale Council will reopen two of its Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) from Monday 11 May 2020. The Brighouse and Halifax sites will reopen on a restricted basis, with strict safety measures in place to protect both staff and visitors. The use of these HWRCs is for Calderdale residents only and only one person is… read more … about Limited reopening of Household Waste Recycling Centres>>

Information

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… read more … about Garden waste collections resume>>

Calderdale Council

After weeks of fine and dry weather, the Fire Severity Index for West Yorkshire is rated as very high and residents are reminded of the potential dangers of starting any sort of fire. Large and preventable moorland fires, as seen over the weekend close to Widdop Reservoir near Hebden Bridge, cause a significant strain on… read more … about Warning of the dangers of fires in Calderdale>>

Walshaw

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… read more … about Counting the cost of fly tipping>>

Cllr Press

An innovative new basketball-style bin in Calderdale will encourage people to ‘slam dunk their junk’ to help in the fight against litter. Calderdale Council and the Community Foundation for Calderdale came up with this winning idea to inspire people to bin their rubbish and reduce litter on the streets in a fun and engaging way…. read more … about Don’t drop it, dunk it!>>