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Kent councils urge magistrates to take greater action on fly tippers

Published: Tuesday, 25th August 2020

Yesterday (24 August) saw the 13 Kent councils via the Kent Resource Partnership (KRP) write to the Magistrates Association urging greater efforts to work together to tackle waste crime.

  • August Bank Holiday refuse collections

    Published: Monday, 24th August 2020

    Residents are being asked to put their refuse out one day later than usual after the August Bank Holiday.

  • Fly-tipping will not be tolerated

    Published: Thursday, 2nd July 2020

    Since lockdown began, fly-tipping has increased nationally but Sevenoaks District Council’s environmental investigation team have continued to work throughout to bring fly-tippers to justice.

  • Spring bank holiday refuse collection

    Published: Monday, 18th May 2020

    Refuse, recycling and garden waste collections will be a day later than usual next week due to the spring bank holiday.

  • Key workers put at risk from discarded PPE

    Published: Thursday, 7th May 2020

    Sevenoaks District Council is asking residents who use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to make sure they dispose of it responsibly.

  • May bank holiday refuse collection

    Published: Wednesday, 29th April 2020

    Residents with refuse, recycling and garden waste collections on the early May bank holiday are being asked to put their sacks and bins out a day later than usual.

  • District residents show support for key workers

    Published: Tuesday, 14th April 2020

    Since the outbreak of Coronavirus, Sevenoaks District Council’s refuse team have been continuing to collect rubbish and recycling weekly and residents have been showing their gratitude.

  • Residents warned against fly-tipping

    Published: Thursday, 9th April 2020

    Since the outbreak of Coronavirus there has been an increase in fly-tipping across the Sevenoaks District, specifically at recycling and bottle banks.

  • Easter bank holiday rubbish, recycling and garden waste collections

    Published: Thursday, 2nd April 2020

    Despite the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, Sevenoaks District Council is continuing to collect rubbish and recycling once a week and garden waste fortnightly.

  • Council supports Great British spring community clean ups

    Published: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020

    Sevenoaks District Council has pledged its support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.

  • No missed refuse collections this Christmas

    Published: Monday, 16th December 2019

    Sevenoaks District Council are making sure no one misses a refuse collection this Christmas.

  • Sevenoaks District Council supports National Recycle Week

    Published: Wednesday, 18th September 2019

    23 September is the start of Recycle Week in the UK and residents are being reminded they can recycle most of their waste using the Council’s easy to use, weekly collection services.

  • Business Waste – your duty of care

    Published: Friday, 6th September 2019

    Kent County Council, through the Low Carbon Kent Network, are working together with Sevenoaks District Council to provide a free ‘Business Waste – your duty of care’ course.

  • Residents asked to check their fridge this summer

    Published: Monday, 22nd July 2019

    Summer holiday season is in full swing but residents are being urged to think about the amount of food they throw away before they set off on their summer break.

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