Month: September 2020

Recycling sites on winter hours 1 October to 31 March


1 October 2020 – Somerset’s 16 recycling sites are on their winter timetables from Thursday 1 October, with 9am-5pm weekday opening hours while weekends remain 9am-4pm. With an impressive average recycling rate of well over 77%, Somerset’s network of recycling sites is open every day of the year except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New…

Keep up the good work this Recycle Week


16 September 2020 – Marking Recycle Week (21-27 September), Somerset is being urged to keep up the good work after recycling an extra 3,500 tonnes of key materials during the COVID lockdown. Weekly kerbside collections of recycling continued in Somerset throughout the lockdown period. April, May and June 2020 saw a big jump in the…

Get ready for Recycle More – info on its way


11 September 2020 – An introduction to a new era in Mendip recycling is about land on doormats across the district. ‘Get ready for Recycle More’ leaflets (see images) are being delivered next week, outlining Somerset Waste Partnership’s expanded recycling service which launches at the end of October. And residents across Mendip are being urged…