Month: April 2017

Do you have a van, pick-up or trailer? Apply here for a site permit


UPDATE: New recycling site measures aim to cut congestion, exclude out-of-county visitors, tackle illegal commercial users, improve services, maintain efficiency and enhance safety. For a swift, smooth, safe visit: Permit always clearly visible on dashboard (pass to staff if requested for checking). Permits access all open sites any weekday and 1pm-4pm Saturday (not Sunday or…

How to cope with your cardboard waste – tear, slice, crush and flatten


Large ticket items purchased through on-line sales can result in packaging mountains descending on homes. As a quick fix, many residents pile up the cardboard on their recycling day, which can cause problems for crews working hard to complete their rounds. Please do not overload your kerbside collection service. Once the cardboard container on a…

It’s all change for the Easter break with one-day-later collections


Every household in Somerset will have Easter waste day changes, with kerbside collections due on Good Friday 14 April taking place on Saturday 15 April. No collections on Easter Monday 17 April mean all that week’s kerbside services are one day later, including Friday pick-ups on Saturday 22 April. Check what you can recycle here….