Environment

Hull City Council makes climate change pledge

Hull City Council has identified climate change as a core challenge, setting ambitious targets to reverse its impact.

The local authority declared a climate emergency in March this year and … More








Wildflowers in Hull last spring.

Hull’s stunning wildflower meadows are back

The meadows are back – and they’re bigger and better than ever.

Hull’s stunning wildflower meadows will be making a reappearance this summer, with some new areas.

This year, even … More




Waste recycling

Free bulky item collection in Hull

Did you know Hull residents can have their bulky waste items taken away for free?

If you live in Hull, you can claim one free bulky item collection for every … More


Blue bin

Would you leave this in your blue bin?

Nappies, dog waste and feminine hygiene products are just some of things contaminating blue bins across Hull.

In one month alone, the council collected 32,000 nappies in Hull’s blue bins.… More




Hull City Council is taking an even tougher stand on fly-tippers.

21 offenders prosecuted for environmental crime

21 members of the public have been prosecuted for a number of environmental crimes across the city.

The following statutory notices were served in accordance with Section 80 Environmental Protection … More



Love Your Street

A team dedicated to tackling poor waste standards in hot-spot areas of the city will be out on the streets talking to residents about their environmental concerns.

Four highly-visible environmental … More


Your bin collection dates may be changing

Changes to thousands of waste collection dates will take place at the beginning of October.

Up to 50,000 households will have a different waste collection day as part of an … More



12 prosecuted for environmental crimes

12 Hull and East Yorkshire residents have been prosecuted for a number of environmental crimes across the city.

Mark Mason of Knightscourt, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay a … More


Eleven offenders fined for littering offences

Eleven fined for littering offences

Hull City Council has successfully prosecuted eleven offenders for littering offences across the city.

Conor Walton of The Cotswold, Hull, was prosecuted and ordered to … More



Experts gather in Hull to address flooding issues

A workshop to address Hull’s relationship with water will take place with representatives from a number of sectors including business, housing, environment and health and wellbeing.

Earlier this year, Hull … More



Ten residents prosecuted for fly-tipping

Ten Hull residents have been prosecuted for a number of environmental crimes across the city.

Councillor Anita Harrison, portfolio holder for Streetscene, said:

“By taking a tough stance on enforcement … More


14 offenders prosecuted for waste crimes

Fourteen members of the public have been successfully prosecuted for a number of environmental crimes across the city.

Doug Sharp, assistant city manager for Streetscene, said:

“This month we prosecuted … More



FCC waste strike

Hull City Council is aware of the industrial action by waste contractor FCC employees and Unison. We are supporting both parties to reach the quickest possible resolution and doing everything … More


Four Hull residents prosecuted for waste offences

Hull City Council has successfully prosecuted four residents for a number of environmental crimes across the city.

Councillor Alan Clark, portfolio holder for enforcement said:

“By taking a tough stance … More


New community woodland takes root in Hull

A community woodland is to take root in Hull this week, creating a new green space for residents of the city.
2,500 trees will be planted by volunteers, community groups … More


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