25th June 2019

Later hours at Somerset recycling sites

24th March 2019 0
All Somerset recycling sites will open until 16:00 on both Saturdays and Sundays and close at 18:00 on summer weekdays and 17:00 on winter weekdays from Monday 1 April. Reflecting site users’ demands and keeping […]

100 not out for schools’ war against waste

22nd January 2019 0
A dynamic campaign of young warriors against waste has reached its century in less than a year. Backed by the six council partners in Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP), Schools Against Waste has seen thousands of […]

Get it right for Recycle Week 2018

24th September 2018 0
Somerset is redoubling its efforts to help residents to protect the environment during the biggest and best Recycle Week. From the impact of the Blue Planet TV show to Somerset taking extra plastics at all […]

Somerset backs the free water Refill revolution

5th July 2018 0
A plastic-busting scheme that encourages cafes, shops and public buildings to offer free water refills is coming to Somerset. Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) has agreed with the organisers of the national Refill scheme – which […]

6am Saturday catch-up waste collections

29th June 2018 0
Waste crews will be out from 06:00 Saturday in Sedgemoor, South Somerset and Taunton Deane to make catch-up pick-ups after the missed collections of recent days. Somerset Waste Partnership has issued this advice: If you […]

Somerset Waste Partnership’s (SWP) Plastic pledge

6th June 2018 0
A Somerset “Pledge Against Preventable Plastics” has been launched to identify some of the simple practical steps we can all take to cut waste and recycle more. The pledge coincides with the annual World Environment Day, […]

All change for Easter collection days

13th March 2018 0
  Easter will bring waste day changes for every household in Somerset. Pick-ups due on Good Friday 30 March will take place on Saturday 31 March, while no collections on Easter Monday 2 April mean […]
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