23rd January 2020

Somerset gets ready for a heavyweight Christmas

6th December 2019 0
Somerset’s kerbside collections and recycling sites are expecting festive fun to lead to around 2,700 more tonnes of extra recycling and rubbish in January than in December. That’s a 17% rise, equivalent to 6,000 polar […]

Pumpkin plea to save Halloween from costly waste

28th October 2019 0
Simple steps can stop Halloween becoming a frightening waste of resources and cash with lots of single-use plastic, according to Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP). From costumes to the classic pumpkin, there are easy ways to […]

Cheaper garden waste collections proposed

30th September 2019 0
Somerset Waste Partnership has proposed that the cost of garden waste collections be reduced, thanks to its deal with the new collections contractor SUEZ. From next April – if the five Somerset councils that make […]

Fly-tipped rubbish bag costs Taunton man £250

24th July 2019 0
Fly-tipping a single black sack of rubbish cost a Somerset man £250 and gave him a criminal record today. Adrian Foster, aged 44, of Eastwick Road, Taunton, pleaded guilty to fly-tipping at Taunton Magistrates Court […]

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 […]
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