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Additional waste and recycling

Occasionally residents may have additional waste that cannot fit within the wheeled bin. Below are suggestions on how you can safely dispose of this. 

Recycling

Additional recycling can either be collected in an authorised sack, or in any other clear sack, and should be placed beside the recycling bin for the next collection day.  Cardboard can be flattened and left beside the recycling bin for collection, but must be dry as we cannot collect wet cardboard.

Refuse

Additional refuse will only be accepted in authorised orange sacks and should be placed beside the refuse bin for the relevant collection day.

Garden

Additional garden waste will only be accepted in authorised green sacks and should be placed beside the refuse bin for the relevant collection day. You can find out further details about our garden waste scheme, including how to join in the Garden Waste collection service.

Where can I get authorised sacks?

Authorised sacks can be purchased from our authorised sack stockists

  • Clear recycling sack (0.10p RRP)

  • Orange refuse sack (0.67p RRP)

  • Green garden waste (£1.05 RRP)

Please note the orange and green sacks are only available in Mid Suffolk District.

Can I dispose of my waste/recycling in any other way?

Across Suffolk, there are a number of Household Waste and Recycling Centres that are operated by Suffolk County Council. To find your nearest one please visit Green Suffolk

Alternatively there is a network of local facilities such as Bottle, Textiles and Paper Banks, to find your nearest site and for further information please go to Recycle Now