Authorised Council sacks

Types of sacks

Orange refuse sacks (Mid Suffolk only)

Authorised orange sacks are for any extra household refuse (general rubbish) you may have, and are available for 84p each.

Place the orange sacks by the refuse bin on your refuse collection day. 

Sacks must be able to be easily lifted and tied at the top, to prevent being overfilled.

Unauthorised sacks of refuse, such as black bags, will not be collected.

Clear recycling sacks

Extra household recycling that can't fit into the recycling bin can be put in any clear, see-through sack.

Clear sacks can also be purchased from our authorised council sack stockists for 12p each.

Place the clear sacks by the recycling bin on your recycling collection day.

Sacks must be able to be easily lifted and tied at the top, to prevent being overfilled.

Green garden waste sacks (Mid Suffolk only)

Authorised green sacks are for any extra garden waste you may have, and are available for £1.20 each

They can also be used if you do not have a garden waste (brown) bin

Place the green sacks by the refuse bin on your refuse collection day. These sacks are not collected by the garden waste collection crews.

Sacks must be able to be easily lifted and tied at the top, to prevent being overfilled.

Unauthorised sacks of garden waste, such as black bags, will not be collected.

Sack stockists

The table below details authorised council sack stockists within the districts of Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

Please note that not all sack types are available from every stockist.

Location Stockist
Assington Assington Farm Shop, The Street, Assington, CO10 5LW (stocks clear sacks only)
Bacton Bacton Stores and Post Office, Shop Green, Bacton, IP14 4LG
Barham East of England Co-op, 53 Norwich Road, Barham, IP6 1BN
Bramford East of England Co-op, The Street, Bramford, IP8 4DU
Claydon Freshfills of Claydon Sandwich Bar and Bakery, 10 Norwich Road, Claydon, IP6 0DF
Cockfield Cockfield Stores, Howe Lane, Cockfield, IP30 0HA
Coddenham Coddenham Community Shop, School Road, Coddenham, IP6 9PS
Debenham Henry Abbott Hardware, 1a Chancery Lane, Debenham, IP14 6RN
Elmswell Mace Stores, Station Road, Elmswell, IP30 9HD
Eye Eye Library, 6 Cross Street, Eye, IP23 7AB
Eye Families Together Suffolk Charity Shop, 1 Broad Street, Eye, IP23 7AF
Felsham Felsham and Gedding Community Store, Church Road, Felsham, IP30 0PJ
Fressingfield Fressingfield Stores, New Street, Fressingfield, IP21 5PG
Gislingham Gislingham Village Store, High Street, Gislingham, IP23 8HS
Great Blakenham Blakenham Stores, 7 Moses Walk, Great Blakenham, IP6 0GT
Haughley Haughley Post Office, 2 Old Street, Haughley, IP14 3NR
Haughley Palmers Bakery, The Bakehouse, Old Street, Haughley, IP14 3NR
Hoxne Hoxne Shop and Post Office, Low Street, Hoxne, IP21 5AR
Mendlesham Mendlesham Bakery, 42 Old Market Street, Mendlesham, IP14 5SA
Metfield Metfield Stores, The Street, Metfield, IP20 0LB
Needham Market Elton House News Ltd, 2a Hawks Mill Street, Needham Market, IP6 8AA
Needham Market Needham Market Post Office, 89 High Street, Needham Market, IP6 8DQ
Needham Market Quintons Feeds 'N' Country, Unit 27 Lion Barn Industrial Estate, Needham Market, IP6 8NZ
Old Newton Old Newton Village Stores, 18 Finningham Road, Old Newton, IP14 4EG
Rattlesden Rattlesden and District Community Shop, St Nicholas Close, Rattlesden, IP30 0RL
Somersham Somersham and District Community Shop, Princes Gardens, Somersham, IP8 4PF
Stonham Aspal Bellflower Garden Centre, Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT
Stonham Aspal The Letter Box and Post Office, Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT
Stowmarket Palmers Bakery, 7 Station Road West, Stowmarket, IP14 1EF
Stowmarket Stowmarket Library, Church Walk, Stowmarket, IP14 1ET
Stowmarket Stowmarket Stores, 23 Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, IP14 1AH
Stowmarket Stuarts Premier Daily, 2 Creeting Road West, Stowmarket, IP14 5AU
Stowmarket Londis, 1 Wolsey Road, Stowmarket, IP14 1LX
Stowupland M&M Butchers, Gipping Road, Stowupland, IP14 4AR
Stradbroke Stradbroke Bakery, Queen Street, Stradbroke, IP21 5HG
Thorndon Thorndon Community Shop, The Street, Thorndon, IP23 7JR
Thurston Cracknells Station Garage, Beyton Road, Thurston, IP31 3QX
Thurston Thurston Post Office and Londis Stores, 33-35 Barton Road, Thurston, IP31 3PA
Walsham le Willows Rolfes of Walsham, The Street, Walsham le Willows, IP31 3AZ
Woolpit East of England Co-op, The Street, Woolpit, IP30 9SA
Woolpit The Bread Bin, The Street, Woolpit, IP30 9QH
Wortham Wortham Post Office and Stores Long Green, Wortham, IP22 1PP