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About your blue and brown bin collections, recycling centre locations, projects and campaigns.

Ipswich residents have the opportunity to apply for a second brown bin to help them recycle more of their garden waste.
Make sure that your bin is out and ready for collection on the right day and in the right place.
Suffolk Cloth Nappies supports families to use reusable nappies through the provision of education and resources. They also have a library stocked with a variety of nappies available to hire, so you can try before you buy.
All flats are provided with blue recycling bins for recycling clean, dry items such as paper, cans, cardboard and rigid plastic food and drink containers.
Hello and welcome to Ipswich! We are glad that you have chosen to live and study in our town.
A guide to help explain the composting process.
Ipswich Borough Council has eight bins in Ipswich Town Centre dedicated to plastic bottle and aluminum can recycling, thanks to grant funding from Hubbub. These can be found in Tavern Street, Westgate Street and Carr Street.

Podback is a not-for-profit coffee pod recycling service. Created in partnership with the biggest names in coffee pod systems, Nespresso, NESCAFE Dolce Gusto and Tassimo, to give people who enjoy the quality and taste of coffee pods simple and easy ways to recycle them. 

The contents accepted in brown garden waste bins change on 1st May 2019. We have put together some FAQs to help you understand the changes.


Contact Details

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

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01473 432000