Environment and Climate

Think outside the box and cut the card this Christmas

Festive shoppers are asked to think outside the box this year as figures reveal the scale of Somerset’s the cardboard culture. The cardboard collected from the average Somerset home has increased by more than a

Get ahead of the carve this Halloween

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is urging residents to get ahead of the carve and help reduce scary amounts of waste this Halloween season. There are a whole host of ways to join in with Halloween

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Somerset Water Forum -19th November 2021

There will be an exciting variety of speakers and the forum will cover a range of current water environment related topics.   Please note that the link in the attached poster does not work so,

Waste less and stay safe this autumn

With Halloween this month, make the most of pumpkin seeds and flesh for tasty treats, from pies to toasted snacks. Great recipes from campaigners Hubbub here: hubbub.org.uk/how-to-eatpumpkin. For trick-or-treat, save money with healthier home-made options,

Recycle sites switch to winter hours on the 1st October

From Friday 1st October 2021 every one of Somerset’s 16 recycle sites will go over to their winter timetables . Highbridge Recycling Centre Winter Opening times: Monday:ClosedTuesday:ClosedWednesday: 9am – 5pmThursday: 9am – 5pmFriday: 9am –

Opportunity to make a real difference in your community

Are you passionate about Somerset? Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) is looking for an individual to volunteer on the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Community Fund Awards Panel – and applications from people with knowledge of West

Recycling collection this week will be Saturday 12th June

All recycling collections due to take place Tuesday, 8 June, have been rescheduled to Saturday 12 June. The main areas affected are as follows: Burnham-on-Sea, Brean, Berrow, Over Stowey, Enmore, Edithmead, Spaxton, Broomfield, Burrowbridge, Cannington,

SRA PARTNERS WORK TO REDUCE SOMERSET FLOOD RISKS

Somerset Rivers Authority is to spend £3.44 million on 21 projects giving Somerset residents greater flood protection and resilience.Towns, villages and rural river catchments across Somerset, from Dulverton in the west to Beckington in the

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SWP News: Electric truck trials as waste exports cut

Nearly all Somerset recycling stays in the UK, latest Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) figures show. Some 98% of the 103,000 tonnes collected kerbside or at recycling sites in the past eight months stayed in the

Have your say on Climate Strategy

Sedgemoor’s residents, businesses and visitors are being invited to have their say on the creation of Somerset’s first Climate Emergency Strategy.  There is a drop in session, on Saturday, 8th February, 2020 between 1000 hrs and

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