Rural re-use and Recycling between the Wars

Rural re-use and Recycling between the Wars

Ringstead is a village in North West Norfolk, not far from Hunstanton. Early in 2016, a project team fromĀ What East Anglia Threw Away, excavated the village rubbish dump using garbology methodology. The site had been used between 1922 and c. 1960, but we focused on...
Kings Lynn Town Rubbish Dump

Kings Lynn Town Rubbish Dump

In July 2015, Tom Licence and members of Norfolk Bottles obtained permission to dig on the site of the King’s Lynn town ash-yard, which was the sorting point for refuse to the south of the town from 1883 until c. 1940. In later years the land was put to various...