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Home > Waste Services > Service Delays

Service Delays

Mid Suffolk (Recycling)

Recycling collections are currently delayed in the following areas caused by staff shortages;

  • Wilby

Please continue to present your waste at the usual collection point, a crew will be returning to empty your waste next week. We apologise for this delay and any inconvenience this has caused.

Mid Suffolk (Garden Waste)

Garden waste collections due Thursday 19th and Friday 20th April are currently delayed due to a vehicle breakdown/staff sickness;

  • Great Finborough

  • Stowmarket

  • Old Newton

  • Haughley

  • Gipping

Please continue to present your bin at the usual collection point, a crew will hopefully be returning to empty all remaining bins on Saturday 21st April, should time allow. We apologise for this delay and any inconvenience this has caused.

Mid Suffolk (Trade)

There are currently no issues affecting this service.

Babergh (Refuse)

Refuse collections in the following areas are currently delayed due to queues at the landfill site;

  • Pinewood

  • Groton

  • Milden

  • Lindsey

Please continue to present your waste at the usual collection point, a crew will be returning to empty your waste on Saturday 21st April. We apologise for this delay and any inconvenience it has caused.

Babergh (Garden Waste)

Garden waste collections due Thursday 19th April and Friday 20th April are currently delayed in the following areas due to a vehicle breakdown;

  • Assington

  • Polstead

  • Nayland with Wissington

  • Bures St Mary

  • Hadleigh

  • Stoke by Nayland

  • Sproughton

  • Pinewood

  • Leavenheath

  • Copdock & Washbrook

Please continue to present your waste at the usual collection point, a crew will be returning to empty your waste next week. We apologise for this delay and any inconvenience this has caused.

Garden waste collections due Thursday 19th April are currently delayed in the following areas due to the amount of waste presented for collection, your collection will now be completed Friday 20th April;

  • Thorpe Morieux

  • Cockfield

  • Brettenham

  • Hitcham

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Babergh (Trade)

There are currently no issues affecting this service

Before any missed bin is reported please ensure that:

  • The correct bin is presented at the edge of your property by 06:30 on collection day.

  • That all waste/recycling is contained within in the bin (The lid is firmly shut) or in authorised council sacks (NO black bags)

  • The bin is not contaminated (For Example Glass, Food or Bagged  Waste in the recycling bin, or Garden waste in the refuse bin)

Further information about what goes in your bins

In addition the following common issues can affect your collections

  • Roadworks

  • Obstructive parking of vehicles

  • Refuse collection vehicle breakdowns

  • Severe Weather

Report a missed collection