Month: July 2020

Go ahead for Recycle More phased roll-out


31 July 2020: Much more recycling each week and far less waste will be the result of a decision today to roll out the expanded Recycle More kerbside collection service. The service will start in phases, with all of Mendip from the end of October, all of South Somerset next summer, and Sedgemoor and Somerset…

Recycle More awaits green light


UPDATE: On 31 July, Somerset Waste Board agreed a new timetable for the introduction of Recycle More. News on that here. The service will be launched in October 2020 in MENDIP ONLY, coming to the rest of the county in three phases over the following 18 months. Our information on Recycle More will be updated and expanded….

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Customer Service Officer Part Time Salary: £19,171 – £21,166 pro-rata Closing date: Friday July 31st, 2020 5:00pm Somerset PART-TIME FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY 6-month fixed term/secondment – until January 2021 to cover Maternity Leave Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) was established in 2007 to manage waste services on behalf of all Councils in Somerset. SWP manages waste…

Hazardous waste warning as crew member has lucky escape


A warning has been issued after a Somerset crew member collecting household waste was splashed with a hazardous liquid left in a rubbish bin. Very fortunately, the crew member from contractor SUEZ is safe as the hazardous liquid only ended up on their uniform during the incident (see picture). A SUEZ colleague said: “This is…