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SWP: tackling your garden waste

Garden waste I: bargain compost bins

Got a garden or allotment? Make good use of food waste by composting all you can, from veg peelings to tea leaves.

To help get you started, we work with getcomposting.com to offer Somerset residents cut-price deals, such as a 220 litre bin for just £13.00. Save again with the buy-one-get-one-half-price offer and delivery at just £6.99 per order. Why not order two and share delivery with a friend, neighbour or relative?

Guaranteed for seven years, the bins are made from recycled plastic and require no assembly. More garden help here

Garden waste II: prices frozen

You can start a new or additional 12-month garden waste collection at any time during the year via My Waste Services at somersetwaste.gov.uk and prices have been frozen so a single 180-litre bin subscription still costs £57.50, while a 10-pack of 90-litre garden waste sacks – useful for extra waste, new projects or when a full subscription is not needed – remains at £28.30.

So many ways to never miss out

To know all the news about your bin days, changes to your local recycle site, what new materials you can recycle and where, plus much more on saving money, materials and time, do not miss out – get on the inside track with many of your neighbours and friends.

Join more than 18,000 following facebook.com/somersetwaste, find the essentials with 3,000 others at twitter.com/somersetwaste, check our website and sign up now – scroll down at somersetwaste.gov.uk to the green button – to be among 11,000 receiving the SORTED! Monthly e-newsletter direct to their inbox. Finally, if you are on NextDoor, watch out for our news.

Somerset Waste Board

SWP's governing body has two members from each partner council: Mendip Cllrs Peter Goater, Tom Ronan; Sedgemoor Cllrs Andrew Gilling, Janet Keen; Somerset County Cllrs David Hall, Clare Paul (Vice Chair); Somerset West and Taunton Cllrs David Mansell, Andrew Sully; South Somerset Cllrs Sarah Dyke (Chair), Tim Kerley. SWB agendas: somersetwaste.gov.uk/somerset-waste-board

Information on SWP services

SWP manages waste services for all Somerset Councils. On Social media follow @Somersetwaste. Advice and ezine sign-up: somersetwaste.gov.uk

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