6th May 2021

All change for Early May Bank Holiday

28th April 2021 0
All collections in the week of the Early May Bank Holiday on Monday 3 May will be one day later, Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) has announced. With no collections on Bank Holiday Monday, the week’s […]

Garden waste: renew now, deadline is approaching!

28th April 2021 0
Somerset’s garden waste customers have just a few more days to renew their subscriptions. With no grace periods or amnesties, they have until Friday 7 May to sign-up again and guarantee uninterrupted collections. Subscriptions can […]

Summer hours at recycle sites from 1 April

31st March 2021 0
All of Somerset’s 16 recycling sites switch to their summer timetables from Thursday 1 April – but for essential journeys only to start with. When open weekdays, they will continue to start at 9am but […]

All change for Easter waste

29th March 2021 0
Every household in Somerset will have Easter waste collection day changes but recycle sites will stay open, Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) has announced. With no pick-ups on Good Friday 2 April, these will take place […]

Garden waste subscribers – it is time to renew

23rd March 2021 0
Spring is in the air which means it is time for garden waste subscribers to renew quickly and easily online. Reminder letters and emails are on their way to 50,000 green-fingered subscribers from district councils. […]

Mendip keeps on Recycling More

18th March 2021 0
Recycling in Mendip has continued to boom since the launch of Recycle More, new Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) figures show. In its first 15 weeks the expanded service collected nearly 2,000 extra tonnes of recycling […]

Covid self-test kits: what to do with the waste

15th March 2021 0
Families getting to grips with Covid self-test kits are being asked to make sure they dispose of them correctly. Secondary schools across the county and country are providing the home Lateral Flow Testing kits for […]

Electric truck trials as waste exports cut

17th February 2021 0
Nearly all Somerset recycling stays in the UK, latest Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) figures show. Some 98% of the 103,000 tonnes collected kerbside or at recycling sites in the past eight months stayed in the […]

Recycling sites stay open for essential use

5th January 2021 0
Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) plans to keep the county’s 16 recycling sites open on standard winter hours for essential use during the latest COVID-19 national lockdown. Government guidance – gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home – has clarified that people […]
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