Month: September 2017

August 2017


Bank Holiday Monday means all change for your waste 25/08/2017: 08:49 No collections take place on Bank Holiday Monday 28 August, which means recycling and rubbish collections are all one day later during the week, including Friday pick-ups on Saturday 2 September. The changes affect collections of recycling, refuse, garden waste, as well as clinical…

July 2017


Somerset’s vehicle permits scheme has proved so successful that councillors have, after carefully listening to the views of users, decided to relax it to allow vans, pick-ups and car-towed trailers access whenever recycling sites are open. Established last year, the scheme allowed permit vehicles to use open recycling sites at any time on weekdays but…

September 2017


Eco-education group marks 21st by going underground 25/09/2017: 6.38am The Somerset-based eco charity which has transformed 100 acres of capped landfill into a species-rich nature reserve, Carymoor Environmental Trust, has celebrated its 21st anniversary with an event attended by guests including Glastonbury Festival organiser and committed environmentalist Michael Eavis. Mr Eavis joined the Carymoor team’s…