Latest News & Blog

A needle in a haystack

February 15th, 2019

It was like looking for a needle in a haystack when a routine trip to her local household waste recycling centre turned into a nightmare for Laura Kijowski – that was until Site Operative Donald Smith came to the rescue. … Read More

Hespin Wood – home to a well-loved cat colony

February 7th, 2019

For a number of years, our Hespin Wood site has been home to a number of feral cats. The colony was growing substantially and despite the best efforts of the staff at Cumbria Waste Group to socialise and rehome the … Read More

Charity fundraising

January 25th, 2019

2018 was a great year for charity fundraising at Cumbria Waste Group, and we are hoping 2019 will be bigger and better. In total, we raised £2,333.15 last year, through just a handful of events. We kicked off our fundraising … Read More

Christmas tree collection appeal a huge success

January 11th, 2019

For the 3rd year in a row, Cumbria Waste Group has supported the Christmas Tree Collection Appeal that is organised by Hospice at Home Carlisle & North Lakeland. The initiative sees the charity partner with local businesses to take away the burden … Read More

Cumbria Waste Group celebrate 25 years in business

January 2nd, 2019

The waste industry isn’t the most glamorous, however it is an essential aspect of every day life. For the past quarter of a century, Cumbria Waste Group has operated across the county and undertake the vital role of helping deal … Read More

Top recycling tips for Christmas

December 13th, 2018

To help you continue to recycle effectively over the festivities, here are some tips for households and businesses to ensure you are still getting the most out of your recycling services: Wrapping paper – Does it pass the scrunch test? … Read More

Cumbria Waste sponsoring Carlisle Remembers 1918

October 25th, 2018

Cumbria Waste Group proudly sponsored a series of public events that were held in Carlisle on Saturday, 10th November to commemorate the end of the First World War. The special day marked 100 years since the final guns fell silent … Read More

Percy Kelly inspired art project at Ewanrigg School

September 17th, 2018

Cumbria Waste Group recently played a key part in a project at Ewanrigg Primary School Maryport. The project was run by artist, Patricia Parker. Alongside a small group of pupils and parents from the Family Learning Group, the group were … Read More

Cumbrian Cottages partnership

June 25th, 2018

Cumbria Waste Group has gone into partnership with Cumbrian Cottages to supply a waste and recycling collection to property owners to promote a greener and more eco-friendly holidays. The scheme will ensure that waste removed from holiday lets will go … Read More

Reusable coffee cups

May 4th, 2018

Cumbria Waste Group is making its own small contribution to protecting the environment by investing in reusable coffee cups. We will be giving branded cups to many of our customers and staff, in a bid to raise awareness of the … Read More