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Bin collections across Rotherham are changing

Published on Tuesday, 21st August 2018 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Householders can now sign up to Rotherham’s new garden waste collection service and get a new brown bin for their garden waste.

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Clean sweep with plans for replacement bins

Published on Monday, 2nd July 2018 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Plans to get rid of old concrete bins and replace dozens of damaged bins across the borough are set to get the go ahead.

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Love Food Hate Waste

Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018 in Recycling - information and advice news

Following on from last year’s successful campaign, residents in South Yorkshire will again be encouraged make the most of food and save money as part of a national campaign to cut down on food waste.

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Litter pickers celebrate their 2,000th bag!

Published on Tuesday, 29th May 2018 in Council news news

Dedicated litter pickers from Anston and Dinnington are celebrating after collecting their 2,000th bag of rubbish!

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Waste Collection Changes

Published on Wednesday, 4th April 2018 in Council budgets and spending news

Monthly kerbside collection of plastics from all households in Rotherham will start early next year under plans due to be approved by the Council’s Cabinet.

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Waste facility up for more top awards

Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018 in Household waste - disposal sites news

The waste treatment facility at Manvers which has revolutionised the management of leftover household waste in South Yorkshire has been shortlisted for two more national awards.

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Summer opening hours are on their way!

Published on Wednesday, 21st March 2018 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Spring is finally here and the evenings are getting lighter – a number of Council services are now moving to their summer opening hours.

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Proposed changes to Waste Collection Service

Published on Tuesday, 31st October 2017 in Council news news

Rotherham Council is proposing changes to the way household waste and recycling is collected and wants to hear residents’ views about how it can make this happen.

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New campaign raises awareness of chewing gum littering

Published on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 in Council news news

Rotherham Council is raising awareness of responsible gum disposal with a new campaign to encourage people to appreciate their urban environment.

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Recycling - it’s worth it

Published on Wednesday, 27th September 2017 in Council news news

Looking good and feeling good is the theme of this year’s Recycle Week taking place from 25 September to 1 October.

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Landlord pleads guilty to waste offence

Published on Monday, 21st August 2017 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

The owner of a property in Eastwood has pleaded guilty to an offence of failing to properly dispose of waste.

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Fly tippers issued with fixed penalty fines

Published on Monday, 31st July 2017 in Council news news

Two fly tippers have been hit with £600 in fines after using the Rotherham countryside as a dumping ground – as the Council cracks down on those blighting the borough.

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Love Food Hate Waste

Published on Wednesday, 10th May 2017 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Residents in South Yorkshire will be encouraged make the most of food and save money as part of a national campaign to cut down on food waste.

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Extra wardens tackle littering and dog fouling

Published on Thursday, 27th April 2017 in Dog and animal fouling news

Extra Council wardens will be on the streets of Rotherham from this week – with people facing fines for dropping litter and dog fouling.

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You can now recycle your old bikes and small appliances!

Published on Wednesday, 29th March 2017 in Recycling - sites news

People can now donate old bicycles or small domestic electrical appliances to be used again in a new scheme being offered by Rotherham Council.

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Take part in Rotherham’s spring clean

Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Litter-picks are being organised across the borough as part of a national campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities.

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Do you Love Where You Live

Published on Monday, 6th February 2017 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Love is in the air – and on the ground - ahead of Valentine’s Day with a new campaign to encourage residents to get involved in making Rotherham a cleaner, happier place to live.

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Take a tour of the Manvers waste facility

Published on Tuesday, 24th January 2017 in Community and living news

Would you like to take a look behind the scenes at the award-winning facility which is revolutionising the way we deal with leftover household waste in Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham?

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Festive recycling - let’s make it a green Christmas

Published on Wednesday, 21st December 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

During the Christmas festivities, householders are being encouraged to recycle.

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Deadline extended as Shanks provides help to Dearne Valley through community projects

Published on Tuesday, 20th December 2016 in Community and living news

The deadline for local community groups to apply for funding to help with environmental projects has been extended to 16 January.

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Joining forces to Love Where You Live

Published on Wednesday, 16th November 2016 in Swinton news

Residents and council staff from across the borough joined forces to give their neighbourhoods a clean-up last week as the Council’s Love Where You Live campaign gains momentum.

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Shanks provides help to Dearne Valley through community projects

Published on Tuesday, 8th November 2016 in Community and living news

Community projects urged to bid for funding.

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Recycling Week 2016

Published on Friday, 9th September 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Recycling Week 2016 takes place between Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September.

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Time for action as increased fines for flytipping to be introduced by Council

Published on Thursday, 8th September 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Rotherham Council is stepping up its fight against fly-tippers in the borough, by bringing in new powers and higher fines.

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Top award for waste partnership

Published on Tuesday, 12th July 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

A partnership which is revolutionising the treatment of household waste has scooped a prestigious national award in the same week the waste treatment facility at Manvers celebrated its first birthday.

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Get your bins out bright and early

Published on Thursday, 28th April 2016 in Household waste - rubbish collections news

Rotherham householders are being reminded to ensure that their bins are always at the roadside at 7.00 am.

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Please recycle responsibly this spring

Published on Wednesday, 13th April 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Garden waste collections are restarting for the growing season, but do you know what can and can't go in your green bin?

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Waste facility up for top awards

Published on Friday, 8th April 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

The new waste treatment facility at Manvers which is revolutionising how waste is managed in South Yorkshire has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards.

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Lighter nights - more recycling

Published on Friday, 1st April 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Lighter nights and longer opening hours start at the beginning of April - giving us all more time to recycle.

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Rotherham residents fined for eyesore properties

Published on Tuesday, 29th March 2016 in Housing news

Rotherham Council used new powers to fine two residents after they ignored requests to tidy up their gardens.

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Fly tipper brought to justice

Published on Wednesday, 1st July 2015 in Transport and streets news

A Rotherham Council tenant has been prosecuted and fined £1,000 for failing to clear a large amount of rubbish in his garden.

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Major milestone for new waste facility

Published on Thursday, 5th March 2015 in Planning and development news

The new waste treatment facility at Manvers in Rotherham has taken delivery of its first waste.

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Maltby artwork on the move

Published on Monday, 10th November 2014 in Education and learning news

Impressive artwork from a Maltby primary school is being used to spread the environmental message round the town.

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Kids call time on foul play

Published on Friday, 13th June 2014 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Kids from a Rotherham primary school have joined forces with local councillors to help call time on foul play in their area.

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New opening times for Rotherham waste sites

Published on Monday, 28th April 2014 in Planning and development news

Rotherham recyclers are being reminded that from June each of the borough's four Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed for one day each week.

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Residents come together to improve community

Published on Thursday, 10th April 2014 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Residents of a Rotherham community took to their local streets this week to pick up litter.

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Stay alerted

Published on Tuesday, 4th March 2014 in Councillors, democracy and elections news

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Rotherham youngsters tackle WEEE waste!

Published on Monday, 24th February 2014 in Education and learning news

Bright "green" sparks at two Rotherham schools have been rewarded for campaigns highlighting the importance of recycling old, unused or unloved electrical items.

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