Category Archives: Waste and recycling

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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Green-fingered residents will soon be able to have their garden waste collected from their doorstep, as Calderdale Council launches a new garden waste recycling service.  In partnership with waste contractor SUEZ, the Council is offering a new opt-in service for residents who would like their garden waste collected from home, using a green wheelie bin. … read more … about New garden waste recycling service>>

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Calderdale Council is getting ready to take part in the biggest ever clean up of the country, in the run up to the Queen’s 90th birthday.  The first national anti-litter campaign took place in 1953, the year of the Queen’s coronation. Ahead of the Queen’s 90th birthday on Thursday 21 April, the ‘Clean for the… read more … about Calderdale gets ready to ‘Clean for the Queen’>>

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Calderdale Council is continuing to crack down on fly-tipping in the borough, and has recently brought cases against two local men.  In cases heard by Halifax Magistrates on Friday 15 January, Mr John Bagley of Halifax pleaded guilty to a fly tipping offence under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, and in a separate case Mr… read more … about Crackdown on fly-tipping>>

Fly-tipping in Siddal

The clean up continues all across Calderdale following the flooding on Boxing Day. In the Lower Valley, volunteers, Council staff and partners and have recently taken part in an organised clean up day in Elland to help affected areas of the town.  On Tuesday 12 January, Elland Flooding Community Hub in partnership with Calderdale Council… read more … about Clean up for flood hit community>>

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There’s so much to remember over the festive season, but Calderdale residents are being reminded about the changes to their waste and recycling collections over the Christmas period. It’s a time of year when we all have more waste and recycling which needs to be collected, but because Christmas Day falls on a Friday this… read more … about Don’t forget your bin this Christmas>>


Autumn is definitely in the air, and with bonfire night just around the corner, Calderdale Council is working alongside the West Yorkshire Fire Service to make the borough a clean and safe place to enjoy. The Council and partner agencies are preparing for the Big Tidy Up, which will start on Monday 2 November. Staff… read more … about Calderdale gets ready for the Big Tidy Up>>

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