How do I contact Somerset waste?
Contact the team
- Contact: Somerset Waste Partnership.
- Address: Broughton House, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2PR.
- Email: [email protected]
How many black bins can I have Somerset?
Thank you for your patience. Most households will have their rubbish collected fortnightly. Each household is allowed one black wheeled rubbish bin or a supply of sacks or bag ties when a wheeled rubbish bin is not practical to use.
What goes in what recycling bin Taunton?
New or replacement bins
- Caddy and Food Bin – recycle all your all cooked and uncooked food waste.
- Black box – plastic bottles, cardboard, food and drinks cans, aerosols and foil.
- Green Box – Glass bottles or jars and newspapers or magazines.
What can I recycle in West Somerset?
What can I recycle with Recycle More?
- Plastic pots, tubs and trays.
- Food and drinks cartons (including Tetra Pak)
- Small household batteries.
- Small electrical items, such as kettles or toasters.
Are council tips Open in Somerset?
All 16 Somerset recycling sites open at weekends; 9am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday all year round. Opening days during the week vary, but when open the hours differ from summer to winter, 9am-6pm April-September, and 9am-5pm October-March.
What county is Somerset in UK?
Somerset, administrative, geographic, and historic county of southwestern England. It is bordered to the northwest by the Bristol Channel, to the north by Gloucestershire, to the east by Wiltshire, to the southeast by Dorset, and to the southwest by Devon.
Where does Somerset waste go?
More than 50% of Somerset’s recycling stays in the county itself. Most of the 2.2% exported was card and paper going back to firms in Europe and Asia to make yet more cardboard boxes for imports of white goods and electronics. Another big positive is Somerset’s performance on plastics.
Can I put my old kettle in the recycle bin?
Leaving a traditional kettle in your waste bin will merely endanger the environment. It can take as long as fifty years or even more to disintegrate because it is made of steel. While this happens, it releases some harmful toxins into the environment. Typically, recycling centers accept traditional kettles.
How do I dispose of receipts UK?
Guidance advises consumers to put receipts into the trash, rather than try to recycle them. While there is not much data for the UK, paper receipts that end up in the bin are thought to generate as much as 1.5 billion pounds of waste per year.
What is the black recycling box for?
Black recycling box Your black box is for plastics, cans and bottles. Please rinse to keep items free of significant food remains. Squash plastic bottles and replace lids after rinsing as this helps fit more in the box.
Should I crush cans for recycling UK?
Is it ever safe to crush cans for recycling? Yes, if your area uses a multi-stream or dual-stream recycling system, then it is perfectly acceptable to crush your cans when you are finished with them.
What can I take to the tip Taunton?
You can bring:
- Cans (drink and food)
- Cartons (Tetra Pak) & single-use plastic-lined paper cups.
- Commercial waste.
- Electrical appliances.
- Fluorescent tubes.
When is recycle more in Taunton Deane?
Taunton Deane ready to Recycle More Monday 25 October – “Consult your calendar” is the message from Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) as Taunton Deane gears up for the launch of Recycle More next week.
When does the new rubbish collection service start in Taunton?
The new service starts across the area – including Taunton, Wellington and Wiveliscombe – from Monday (1 November) adding extra materials to weekly collections. With more being recycled, rubbish will be collected every three weeks instead of every two.
How much does a garden waste collection cost in Somerset?
Somerset Waste Partnership offer fortnightly garden waste collections to subscribers using pre-paid 180-litre wheeled bins – Yearly charge is £57.20. If you have not got a garden waste bin, you can ask for one.
Where can I find out more about garden waste collections?
For all the news on garden waste collections, and top tips on how to recycle more, waste less and save money in your garden and home, sign up on the Somerset Waste Partnership website for the Sorted! ezine, like Somerset Waste Partnership on FaceBook, and follow @Somersetwaste on Twitter.