Category Archives: Waste and recycling

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>>

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>>

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’>>

Big Clean Up

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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