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Three members of the Reading Borough Council Recycling & Enforcement team (l-r) Jonnelle Phoenix-Roach, Holly Tough and Daniel Moore

800 fixed penalty notices in two years highlights council’s tough stance on fly-tipping and littering

  • Council's specialist team has issued over 800 fixed penalty notices for fly-tipping and littering offences in just two years
  • Fine income has been reinvested in CCTV to help combat fly-tipping further
  • Council sends message to fly-tippers that they will be caught and punished
Garden waste-4

Green waste collections to remain paused in Reading

  • Green waste collection to remain paused, to be reviewed in two weeks
  • Users of the service will automatically have their subscription extended
  • Subscribers advised to book re3 recycling centre slots if they can't store the green waste at home
Food waste truck

Food Waste Recycling Starts In Reading This Week: Most Residents Will Also Get A New Collection Day

  • Around 80% of residents will have a change in their waste and recycling collection day from this week
  • Change comes in alongside new weekly food waste collections
  • 240l grey bins to be swapped for 140l bins to encourage participation in the scheme and greater recycling