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Recycle More

Update 1 November 2021

The expanded recycling collections start from Monday, 1 November. Please check your “Recycle More is coming soon!” leaflet for your collection days.

Collection days are changing for around half of residents so make sure you know yours.

You can find detailed information about the new service on the Somerset Waste Partnership website.

Complete the form below to:

  • request extra support and assistance
  • request a replacement leaflet
  • request a Bright Blue Bag

This is an important change for everyone living in the area affected – essentially the area that was covered by the former Taunton Deane District Council, including Taunton, Wellington and Wiveliscombe. The rest of the Somerset West and Taunton District is due to have the new service from early next year, at the same time as Sedgemoor.

Most people in Somerset are recycling and Recycle More is about making it easier for everyone to do even more. The expanded collections are already generating more than 100 extra tonnes of recycling every week in both Mendip and South Somerset.

In Taunton Deane you can now recycle more from your kerbside, with the following added to weekly collections:

  • Plastic pots, tubs and trays
  • Food and drink cartons
  • Small batteries
  • Small electrical items

Everyone has a new recycling container – a Bright Blue Bag.

More recycling means less rubbish, so rubbish will be collected every three weeks instead of every two.

For information about how to reduce and reuse your waste, visit somersetwaste and follow @somersetwaste on Twitter and Facebook.