4,000 Norfolk households helped to get composting
Published: Tuesday, 24th April 2018
With a new cut price bin offer and free courses across the county Norfolk County Council is aiming to make it easier for people to get composting this spring.
Community Fridge arrives in Downham Market
Published: Thursday, 29th March 2018
Discover Downham supported by the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk launched the borough’s first ‘Community Fridge’ on Friday 23 March at 11am at The Old Fire Station, Priory Road, Downham
Norfolk’s recycling reaches an all-time high
Published: Thursday, 11th January 2018
The latest year-end recycling figures for Norfolk indicate that residents are getting better and better at recycling.
Zero Waste Kitchen Challenge
Published: Monday, 27th November 2017
Residents of Downham Market are being encouraged to register to take part in Sainsbury's Zero Waste Kitchen Challenge.
Council food waste move backed by new report
Published: Thursday, 9th November 2017
A report from the recycling charity FWRAP (Food Waste Recycling Action Plan) says using ordinary plastic bags in food waste caddies increases the amount of food waste being collected.
Downham Market food waste & recycling pop-up event
Published: Thursday, 2nd November 2017
This Friday, 3 November, organisations involved in recycling waste will be at Town Square in Downham Market from 10am to 1pm, to launch the Sainsbury's Discovery Communities programme.
Bin lorry Recycle Week visit to Hillcrest School
Published: Thursday, 28th September 2017
Pupils at a local school were delighted when a council bin lorry paid a visit as part of Recycle Week.
Recycle Week - What goes around comes around ...
Published: Monday, 25th September 2017
This Recycle Week, the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk is asking residents to rethink their bathroom routines by highlighting the benefits of recycling bathroom bottles and aerosols for West Norfolk, and demonstrating that what goes around comes around!
Hazardous waste weekend
Published: Friday, 18th August 2017
For the fourteenth year running, west Norfolk's residents can get rid of unwanted toxic chemicals, safely and securely, at a household hazardous waste event.
Doorstep Recycling Advisers get warm West Norfolk Welcome
Published: Monday, 17th July 2017
A team of recycling advisers calling door-to-door to 3,279 households in King's Lynn and west Norfolk, have been warmly greeted on the doorstep.
Compostable caddy liners no longer required
Published: Friday, 7th July 2017
Using food waste caddies for left-over and waste food just got a whole lot easier thanks to changes to the processing technology.
West Norfolk Recycling Rewards goes door-to-door this week
Published: Tuesday, 30th May 2017
The next phase of the West Norfolk Recycling Rewards scheme begins this week with a team of expert recycling advisers visiting households to offer advice and information.
West Norfolk residents raise £3,000 for local charities with Recycling Rewards scheme
Published: Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
West Norfolk Recycling Rewards has awarded £3,000 to three local charities at an event attended by Councillor Ian Devereux.
Pledge to work together on North Lynn rubbish issue
Published: Wednesday, 10th May 2017
Members of a North Lynn community and the borough council have pledged to work together, to tackle the ongoing issue of fly-tipping in the privately-owned alleyways.
Local charities set to benefit when residents recycle
Published: Thursday, 14th July 2016
A new scheme which launched in Kings Lynn and West Norfolk last month will see six local charity and community projects benefit from residents’ recycling efforts. These are: Hospital Radio Lynn, West Norfolk Mind, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, The Rotary Club of King’s Lynn, The Norfolk Hospice and Festival Too.