Environment links

Recycling and Waste, streets and open spaces, environmental health, countryside, emergency planning, climate change.

Climate change

We take our role in caring for the environment seriously. We are committed to help people do their bit to be energy efficient, reduce their carbon footprint and increase the use of renewable energy.


We pride ourselves on the quality of the countryside in South Somerset and take measures to ensure it is preserved and protected.

Streets and open spaces

We take pride in making sure our streets are maintained to the highest standard.

Recycling and Waste

Find information about the waste and recycling collections in South Somerset.

Environmental health

By delivering a range of high quality, specialist services, we are committed to providing a safe, valued and cherished environment for future generations to enjoy.

Emergency planning

Our Emergency Planning team is responsible for the co-ordination of our response to major incidents and crises.


How to prepare for a flooding emergency.

Request Sandbags

Information on how to request sandbags in the event of flooding.


Buses, cycling, cars, parking, trains and walking.