News and events

June to October 2020 local stakeholder update

Published: 29 Oct 2020

During the period of June to September, work at the Eco Park continued to progress under strict COVID-19 control measures to protect the staff and contractors working on the facility. Below is a summary of the work that has taken during this period and the work planned for October 2020:

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SUEZ Surrey joins national fight against "zombie batteries" in bid to tackle waste and recycling fires

Published: 29 Oct 2020

SUEZ Surrey supports the new national Take Charge campaign, which urges consumers to "join the fight against Zombie batteries" and help tackle the growing number of fires caused by carelessly discarded dead batteries, which should never be thrown away alongside general rubbish or other recycling.

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COVID-19: Commissioning works to resume

Published: 15 May 2020

In line with the recent government guidance encouraging a safe return to work, commissioning and construction works will resume at the Eco Park beginning 15 May 2020. Residents will again notice steam from the chimney and landscaping machinery operating on-site as earthworks begin.

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Phased reopening of community recycling centres - 11 May 2020

Published: 07 May 2020

Following an initial period of closure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Eco Park community recycling centre will reopen on Monday 11 May for garden waste and black bag (general) household waste only. Residents should only visit the CRC if they cannot safely store their waste at home and it is becoming a safety hazard or health risk.

Please check www.surreycc.gov.uk for the latest information before travelling as opening hours and materials accepted are subject to change.

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Surrey Community Recycling Centres closed in response to COVID-19

Published: 24 Mar 2020

Following the latest government guidance, all 15 community recycling centres in Surrey have been temporarily closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Revive reuse shops are also closed until further notice.

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November to December 2019 local stakeholder update

Published: 30 Jan 2020

The November to December 2019 (PDF) local stakeholder update is now available to download.

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October to November 2019 local stakeholder update

Published: 30 Jan 2020

The October to November 2019 (PDF) local stakeholder update is now available to download.

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August to October 2019 local stakeholder update

Published: 30 Jan 2020

The August to October (PDF) local stakeholder update is now available to download.

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Food waste isn't just bad for the planet, it's also bad for our bank accounts

Published: 30 Jan 2020

It's estimated that one in five bags of food shopping goes to waste each week - that's 6.6 million tonnes of food per year in the UK! Food waste isn't just bad for the planet, it's also bad for our bank accounts. Did you know that an average family of four could save £70 a month simply by reducing the amount of food they waste?

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Did you know that recycling textiles can help make the most of earth's resources?

Published: 30 Jan 2020

The textile industry is one of the leading consumers of water across the world - it can take 900 days of drinking water to make just one t-shirt. Recycling your textiles at the end of their life can help make the most out of our planet's natural resources. Visit the Surrey County Council website to find out where you can recycle worn-out textiles.

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