Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Calderdale Council is getting involved with the Great British Spring Clean – a national campaign aiming to get half a million people out about cleaning up their local communities. The Great British Spring Clean is organised by the charity, Keep Britain Tidy, with events all over the country. It follows on from the successful launch… read more … about Get involved with the Great British Spring Clean>>

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Keeping Calderdale clean and safe is something that’s important to everyone, and Calderdale Council and the Community Foundation for Calderdale have teamed up to launch a new Calderdale anti-littering campaign. The Don’t Muck About campaign is all about encouraging residents to feel pride in their surroundings and emphasising the message that the Council will not… read more … about Love Sowerby Bridge – hate litter>>

Calderdale Council’s sports service is reducing the amount of plastic it uses by getting rid of the plastic overshoes provided to customers when entering the changing rooms. Following customer feedback about the use of disposable plastic, all Council swimming pools will stop the use of plastic overshoes and instead ask customers to remove their shoes… read more … about Sports take steps to reduce plastic waste>>

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The campaign to make Calderdale safer, cleaner and greener continues, with the next in a series of clean up events, this time in Brighouse. Calderdale Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Together Housing, will be stepping up their daily work and taking part in four days of… read more … about Making a difference in Brighouse>>

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A fly-tipping repeat offender is spending three months in prison after being caught dumping waste in the Halifax area.  Malcolm Alan Pinder of Halifax was caught and prosecuted after he was photographed fly-tipping on Angel Road, behind a retail park off Pellon Lane, in Halifax.  A man fitting Mr Pinder’s description had been reported to… read more … about Prison term for fly-tipping offender>>

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Ways to reduce the amount of littering and fly-tipping in Calderdale have been discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel.  At the meeting of the Panel on Thursday 20 April, members of the Litter and Fly-tipping scrutiny review group presented their report and recommendations to reduce litter and fly-tipping in… read more … about A fresh look at litter and fly-tipping>>

Fly-tipping in Siddal

Businesses in Calderdale are being reminded of their responsibilities for disposing of commercial waste, as Calderdale Council continues to crackdown on fly-tipping in the borough.  Nearly 10,000 local businesses have been contacted by Calderdale Council, to inform them of their duty to dispose of commercial waste correctly. Environmental Health Officers will also shortly be visiting… read more … about Crackdown on commercial waste disposal>>

The mission to Clean Up Calderdale continues, as Council teams take to Elland for the latest in a series of clean up events. From Wednesday 1 to Friday 3 February, Calderdale Council, West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Together Housing, are stepping up their day-to-day work to help make a difference… read more … about Making a difference in Elland>>

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Fly-tippers in Calderdale are counting the cost of their actions after two people were successfully prosecuted for dumping rubbish in the borough.  In cases heard at Bradford Magistrates Court in December, Lee Pickup from Huddersfield pleaded guilty to a fly-tipping offence under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, and in a separate case at court, Valarie… read more … about Fly-tipping – catching the culprits>>

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