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Tuesday 11 May – An introduction to a new era in recycling will soon be landing on doormats across South Somerset. ‘Get ready for Recycle More’ leaflets will be delivered from the start of next week, outlining the expanded Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) recycling service which starts at the end of June. A second leaflet… more

Wednesday 5 May 2021 – South Somerset residents can click and collect the answers to all their Recycle More questions in online Q&A sessions over the coming weeks. Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) launches its expanded recycling service across the district at the end of June, making it easier to recycle more and protect the environment…. more

Wednesday 28 April – Somerset’s garden waste customers have just a few more days to renew their subscriptions. With no grace periods or amnesties, they have until Friday 7 May to sign-up again and guarantee uninterrupted collections. Subscriptions can be renewed through the Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) website or any district council website. Online payments… more

Tuesday 27 April 2021 – South Somerset residents are being urged to prepare for their exciting new recycling service by thinking inside the box. Recycle More is coming to South Somerset at the end of June and will see Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) collect much more recycling from the kerbside every week. With much more… more

Monday 26 April 2021 – All collections in the week of the Early May Bank Holiday on Monday 3 May will be one day later. With no collections on Bank Holiday Monday, the week’s day changes, from Monday’s pick-ups on Tuesday through to Friday’s taking place on Saturday 8 May, will affect recycling, rubbish, garden… more

Tuesday 20 April 2021 – South Somerset sees a new era in recycling this summer with the arrival of Recycle More. Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is introducing the expanded recycling collections across the district at the end of June following a successful launch in Mendip. Most people in Somerset are recycling and Recycle More makes… more

1 April 2021 – Whether they are furry, feathered or scaly we are a nation of pet lovers. As well as being great companions, pets can pose a few questions and when it comes to waste and recycling. As we enter National Pet Month (1 April – 3 May) National Pet Month – promoting responsible… more

29 March 2021 – Mendip is being asked for its views on Recycle More in an online survey launched today. Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) and its contractor SUEZ would like to hear what residents think about the expanded recycling service which has been running since October. Available at the survey is for Mendip residents… more

24 March 2021 – All of Somerset’s 16 recycling sites switch to their summer timetables from Thursday 1 April – but for essential journeys only to start with. When open weekdays, they will continue to start at 9am but close an hour later, at 6pm. Year-round Saturday and Sunday hours remain 9am-4pm at all 16… more

22 March 2021 – Every household in Somerset will have Easter waste collection day changes but recycle sites will stay open, Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) has announced. With no pick-ups on Good Friday 2 April, these will take place a day later on Saturday 3 April. No collections on Easter Monday 5 April mean that… more