Leeds City Council - Archive (waste)

2019
30
May
2019
Leeds residents are being warned to make sure they arrange for registered waste collectors to remove any household rubbish from their property otherwise they may find themselves with a fine. Earlier this year the government agreed to give local au...
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13
March
2019
A local businessman from Leeds has been given a frosty reception and ordered to part with cold hard cash after illegally dumping five fridges and freezers out of the back of his van in April 2018. Stefan Stadian of 107 Dorset Road, Harehills, depo...
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2018
26
June
2018
The environmental behaviour change charity Hubbub and recycling compliance scheme Ecosurety are bringing together a unique partnership of big businesses in a bid to improve the recycling of food and drink packaging disposed of on-the-go. A combinatio...
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03
May
2018
Leeds City Council is inviting residents to come and learn about the many benefits of composting from an expert, as they prepare to tour garden centres across Leeds in celebration of International Compost Week (6—12 May). Households are being enco...
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2017
25
August
2017
Complaints about waste piling up in two Leeds gardens has resulted in two local residents being fined this week. Council officers had to step in when fed-up local people reported waste that had been accumulating in their gardens. Charlotte Dolphin...
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11
May
2017
A landowner who let dangerous waste, including hypodermic needles and human waste build up near a children’s nursery, has been fined over £5000 after a successful prosecution by Leeds City Council. Pargat Singh Riyat of Shadwell Lane, Leeds pleade...
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2016
21
October
2016
Leeds City Council environmental action enforcement officers were not barking up the wrong tree when they prosecuted a Wetherby pet shop owner who failed to ensure he was managing and disposing of his business waste legally. Chris Jones of 7 Cross...
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29
July
2016
A business in Leeds city centre is counting the cost for failing to deal with their business waste properly. At a hearing at Leeds Magistrates yesterday (28 July) Convert2cash Limited of 51A New Briggate were fined £250, ordered to pay £1,000 cost...
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13
July
2016
Up to 100 objects are being found in recycling waste in Leeds every month which pose a real risk to the workers who sort it. Leeds City Council and local health organisations are teaming up to raise awareness of the importance of safe disposal of nee...
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04
July
2016
Open Data on Leeds’ bin collections has been transformed into a handy app and people are now needed to test it. The pilot version of the Leeds bin app allows people to check their bin day, save the dates to their smart phone or tablet with a remin...
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29
June
2016
Three Leeds residents have been fined a total £1,707 for failing to deal with waste in their gardens. During separate patrols in September, October and November 2015, environmental action officers found piles rubbish ranging from household waste, ...
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29
June
2016
Councillors and council staff have been hitting the streets to help people sort their rubbish before leaving Leeds at the end of term. To help people as they prepare to move out, Councillor Lucinda Yeadon, executive member for environment and sust...
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15
June
2016
A Leeds hairdresser is counting the cost of failing to deal with their business waste properly. Carl Deacey, manager at Arena Hair Studio, Market Place, Wetherby was called before Leeds magistrates yesterday (Tuesday 14 June). Deacey was fined ...
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10
May
2016
Recent prosecutions have highlighted the responsibilities of home owners to keep bin yards and properties in south Leeds clear of waste. In three separate cases environmental action officers issued warnings before serving community protection noti...
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20
April
2016
Two residents from south Leeds are the latest to feel the full force of the council’s legal powers to tackle flytipping. A woman from Hunslet and a man from Belle Isle both appeared before Leeds magistrates on Monday 18 April for offences under se...
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04
February
2016
In two separate prosecutions this week, two Leeds women have been fined for failing to remove rubbish from their gardens. Jacqueline Honey, Lupton Avenue and Laura Massey, Copperfield Crescent, both failed to appear before magistrates on Monday 1 ...
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2015
18
November
2015
Senior councillors have issued a rallying call to Leeds residents to make the most of recycling services to save public money and help the environment. Leeds City Council’s executive board heard at their meeting today that the city has achieved a ...
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17
November
2015
A Burmantofts man has been prosecuted for flytipping having been caught red-handed on CCTV. Peter Morris of Naseby Gardens, pleaded guilty at Leeds magistrates court last week. He was fined £160 and must pay costs totalling £830. Having had ...
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28
September
2015
Council staff joined new students during freshers to help them settle in to their new home city. Environmental action officers have been out and about, bringing people up to speed with the council’s recycling and waste services. As students get...
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29
July
2015
A final tally of rubbish collected as students left the city at the end of term shows the impact the changeover period has on council services. Between 11 June and 8 July the council collected and removed a total of 330.72 tonnes of waste in Headi...
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21
July
2015
The amount of legal notices served by the council in one year demonstrate the range of powers the council has to keep Leeds clean and safe. Throughout 2014/2015, environmental action staff issued 256 legal notices requiring individuals and busines...
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17
June
2015
The first community protection notice to be issued in Leeds has landed a Harehills couple in court. The legal notice, under Section 43 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, was issued to Eugen Onody and Vlasta Kalokova. Envi...
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