16th January 2021

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 […]

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree

4th January 2021 0
Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is asking people to say a green goodbye to their Christmas trees and other festive waste. The best option is to compost it at home or turn it into a wildlife […]

(S)crunch time for wrapping paper

11th December 2020 0
Somerset’s festive gift-givers are being asked to pick their wrapping paper wisely and help soothe an annual recycling headache. Wrapping of all kinds adds lots to the post-Christmas loads collected by Somerset Waste Partnership after […]

Festive shoppers: think outside the box

18th November 2020 0
Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is asking online shoppers to think outside the box this month. With COVID lockdown closing all but essential shops and Christmas and Black Friday coming soon, mass online shopping looks likely […]

COVID lockdown: Recycling sites stay open

3rd November 2020 0
Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) plans to keep the county’s recycling sites open during the second COVID national lockdown announced at the weekend. As things stand, all 16 sites are expected to stay open on standard […]

Keep up the good work this Recycle Week

16th September 2020 0
Somerset is being urged to keep up the good work after recycling an extra 3,500 tonnes of key materials during the COVID lockdown. Ahead of Recycle Week 2020 (21-27 September) Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is […]
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