Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Changes are being introduced in our Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) to help improve efficiency, reduce queue time and better manage waste disposal costs. From Monday 26 November, Calderdale Council will introduce a trial permit scheme, initially for users of HWRCs in Brighouse and Elland. Residents will need to display a permit in their vehicle… read more … about Changes to our Household Waste Recycling Centres>>

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As part of its ongoing battle against littering, Calderdale Council is backing the Chewing Gum Action Group’s ‘Bin it your way’ campaign. Complementing the Council’s own ‘Don’t Muck About’ anti-littering campaign, ‘Bin it your way’ encourages people to dispose of their chewing gum responsibly and avoid a fine of up to £80. Posters and banners… read more … about Tackling chewing gum litter in Calderdale>>

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Two new Calderdale Council apprentices are taking the ‘Don’t Muck About’ anti-litter message out into the Calderdale community. Joel Duncan and Rachael Crane are the Council’s new Apprentice Litter Champions, funded by the Community Foundation for Calderdale and Halifax Rotary Club. They will be visiting local schools and community groups and explaining the impact of… read more … about Champions ‘Don’t Muck About’ with anti-litter message>>

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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>>

Fly-tipping

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