Environmental health

  1. Food complaints

    If you have a problem with food you have bought, the food safety team can help.

Waste and recycling

  1. Food waste digester application form

    Application form to buy a discounted food waste digester. Print this off and fill it in to apply for one of the digesters.

    For more info about these digesters and recycling, please visit



  2. How do I create less waste?
  3. Can I put vegetable peelings in the brown bin?
  1. The food waste revolution

    Why not join the food waste revolution with a food digester?

  2. Food digesters

    All you need to know about our discounted food digesters.

  3. New life church, Whitehaven

    New life church, Whitehaven.

  4. North Lakes Foodbank

    The North Lakes Foodbank is a community-based project providing food for people in crisis throughout Allerdale and Copeland. It was seeded by the Trussell Trust, a Christian based organisation, committed to launching life changing community-based projects.

    The North Lakes Foodbank Opening times are as follows:

    North Lakes foodbank opening times

    Please note that you will need an orange voucher from a Foodbank voucher holder to receive food, bring it to us during these times and exchange it. If you are in need of food and do not have an agency worker who holds our vouchers, contact us for signposting to one of our 85 voucher holders within Allerdale and Copeland.

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