Household waste

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About your black bin collections and other ways you can dispose of your domestic waste, such as Bulky Refuse Collections, Hazardous Waste Collections and visiting your local Household Waste Site.

Sometimes, collections can be delayed due to factors out of our control. This includes roadworks, vehicle breakdowns, crew sickness, severe weather or parked cars preventing safe access. Please check here for any known delays in your area.
Your black bin is for any waste that cannot be either recycled or composted.
How to report a problem with your waste collection, whether blue, brown or black bin.
What to do if your bin has gone missing or is damaged.
The nearest sites are at Sir Alf Ramsey Way and Foxhall and are run by Suffolk County Council.
If you are looking to dispose of unwanted bulky household items such as furniture, mattresses or carpets, we provide a paid-for bulky waste collection service for Ipswich residents.
How to dispose of your hazardous waste.
Make sure that your bin is out and ready for collection on the right day and in the right place.
We provide a free disposal service from private households.


Contact Details

Waste and Recycling,
Gipping House,
7 Whittle Road,
Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate,

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01473 432000