Recycling collections – We are concentrating staff on essential services. We cannot immediately return for missed recycling collections

Month: May 2020

Recycling sites network restarts: 10 sites Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 15 sites Tuesday, 16 sites Saturday-Sunday


22 May, 2020 All 16 of Somerset Waste Partnership’s recycling centres will be open after the Bank Holiday weekend. Eleven sites reopened earlier this month and the remaining five sites in Cheddar, Crewkerne, Castle Cary, Minehead and Somerton, will also operate from Tuesday 26 May on temporary timetables. All sites had been closed in response…

One-day-later collections after Spring Bank Holiday


20.5.2020 Collections after the Spring Bank Holiday on Monday 25 May will all be one day later. The week’s day changes, from Monday pick-ups on Tuesday to Friday’s on Saturday 30 May, will affect recycling, rubbish and garden waste. There will also be no bulky waste collections or waste container deliveries on Bank Holiday Monday….

Recycling centres: 11 stay open for trips to the tip


Eleven of Somerset’s 16 recycling centres will remain open next week, thanks to the responsible attitude shown by the county’s public so far. Somerset Waste Partnership says people have, in the vast majority of cases, heeded restrictions on access and materials since the sites were reopened on 11 May. Although queues have at times been…

11 recycling sites open, garden waste collections on new schedules


  Eleven recycling sites have reopend for essential visits only – in line with updated government guidance – and garden waste collections (see below) have also restarted but in many cases on new schedules. To ensure social distancing, protect public and staff and limit numbers, there will be a range of temporary restrictions; queues and delays…