Take a pledge to reduce your waste and recycle more and you could win a hamper from one of North Somerset’s zero waste shops.
Plastic waste is still high on the agenda as TV documentaries continue to highlight the plight of our oceans and foreign shores.
You can help reduce plastic pollution by avoiding buying plastic which can’t be recycled and recycling as much as possible.
View and download your recycling, waste and garden waste calendars online from the council’s website.
This year, the calendars are only available online to help the council reduce its environmental impact.
Residents across North Somerset can expect to see improvements to their recycling and waste collection services over the coming weeks as contractors Biffa put in place further changes to collection rounds to improve their efficiency and reliability.
In June, after months of planning, around 80 per cent of households saw a change to their collection arrangements, which has worked well for the majority of residents, but has caused issues for some.
Recycling and waste collection days are changing in June
Collection days for recycling and waste services are changing next month so keep your eyes peeled for information popping through your letterbox.
North Somerset Council is writing to all residents to let them know what their new arrangements will be from Monday 4 June.
Collection days for recycling and waste services are changing across North Somerset so look out for more information coming soon.
From Monday 4 June the majority of residents across the area will have different collections days, as routes are changed to improve the reliability and efficiency of the service.
Residents in Nailsea are being urged to rally round to boost their recycling rate.
Community group Better Nailsea is hosting a stand at the town’s Skate Park Festival and Activities Showcase on Saturday 15 July to let people know about the benefits of recycling and how to improve the area for everyone to enjoy.
New garden waste collections are now up and running across North Somerset after the service changed last month.
More than 30,000 new garden waste bins have been ordered online and this online function is becoming very popular.
About 1,000 garden waste bins are being delivered every day to households across North Somerset who have signed up for the new service.
Crews are busy delivering the green bins ready for the new recycling and waste service starting on Wednesday 1 March.
Garden waste collections will soon change from bags to bins in North Somerset.
When the new service starts on Wednesday 1 March, existing green bags will no longer be collected.