Category Archives: Waste and recycling

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>>

Fly-tipping before the clean up

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>>


A Calderdale resident is paying the price for fly-tipping in the borough, after he was made to pay a substantial fine at Halifax Magistrates Court.  Peter Marshall from Southowram was seen dumping waste on land at Beacon Hill Road in Halifax on 8 July 2015. A member of the public reported him to the Council’s… read more … about Fly-tipping – catching the culprits>>


For the first time, Calderdale residents have a chance to provide a new home for a wide range of pre-loved homeware, furniture and clothing recovered from the Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres. From 11 August 2016, the new ‘Revive’ re-use shop will open for business at the Atlas Mill Road Household Waste Recycling Centre in… read more … about Give a new home to unwanted items>>

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Fly-tippers in Calderdale are paying the price for dumping rubbish illegally, as more people than ever are being caught and prosecuted.  In the last 18 months, the Council has changed the way fly tipping is dealt with, which has led to a more efficient process.  When any fly-tipping is reported, staff who clear up the… read more … about Paying the price for fly-tipping>>

Fly-tipping before the clean up

We all know that recycling is good for the environment, but did you know that it can also be turned into great prizes?  Calderdale Council, along with waste contractor SUEZ, is offering monthly prizes to residents in Calderdale who put their recycling out every week.  It doesn’t matter how much or how little is placed… read more … about Do it weekly – win great prizes>>

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