Sorry; missed recycling in South Somerset

Sorry; missed recycling in South Somerset

Coronavirus-related staff shortages have led to missed recycling collections today Tuesday 16 February in and around Compton Dundon, Littleton and Somerton.

List of affected roads below (if missed elsewhere, report as usual after 7pm on due day via My Waste Services at somersetwaste.gov.uk).

We regret that immediate return collections are not possible; please re-present recycling next Tuesday from 6am. Rubbish, garden waste, clinical and bulky waste collections are NOT affected.

For more recycling space, flatten and tear up card; rinse, quash and put tops back on plastic bottles; rinse and – if safe – crush cans. Stack boxes with heavier above and locked food bin on top.

If materials cannot be stored or would present a health or fire risk, all recyclesites are on their usual schedules for essential visits only, and can take all kerbside materials for recycling.

The only exception is food waste, which should be double bagged and put in your rubbish, or added to the energy-from-waste skip at any recycling site.

All recycle site details, including essential safety measures: somersetwaste.gov.uk/allatall/

Recycling checklist: somersetwaste.gov.uk/recycling-collections/

If you need extra recycling containers, order them via My Waste Services at: somersetwaste.gov.uk

Please observe all coronavirus safety advice for kerbside collections, including washing/sanitising hands before and after handing waste containers, disinfecting handles, and maintaining social distance from waste staff.

For an explanation of coronavirus safety measures for collection crews and this month’s change to 6am starts, see: facebook.com/SomersetWaste/posts/3741870462515672

Apologies, Somerset Waste Partnership

Roads expected to be missed:

Beech Grove

Behind Berry

Behind Town

Belvedere Grange

Bradley View

Broad Street

Brockle Close

Brockle Hill

Cary Way

Castlebrook

Cedar Grove

Compton Street

Etsome Close

Etsome Road

Etsome Terrace

Fairfield

Farm Lane

Great Western Lane

Ham Lane

Harding Court

Hayes Lane

Hayes Road

Highfield Close

Highfield Way

Home Field Close

Horse Mill Lane

Hurst Drove

Kirkham Street

Laburnum Close

Laburnum Drive

Lawrence Close

Leffman Court

Littleton Road

Market Place

Market Square

Midas Court

Moor Close

North Street

Northfield

Northfield Way

Parsonage Close

Parsonage Hill

Peak Lane

Pinewood

Pinewood Drive

Red Lion Court

Robins Way

School Lane

Searle Court

Somerton Road

Street Road

The Millands

The Thatch

Walnut Drive

Waverley

Waverley Close

Worley Lane

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