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Waste and recycling

What and where can I recycle?

UPDATE: Somerset Waste Partnership have confirmed there will be no recycling sites opening on Monday 19 September, the day of Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral. All 16 of Somerset’s recycling sites will be closed on this date.

Find out what can and can't go in your black and green recycling boxes.

Some rubbish that cannot be collected can still be recycled at a recycling centre. For example, drinks cartons and large amounts of cardboard. Find your nearest recycling centre on the SWP website.

About a third of your household waste can easily be composted, rather than being sent to landfill sites. Find out information about how and what you can compost at home.

For information on what should and should not be put in your back bin, visit household waste guidance.

Find further information on food waste and compostable liners.

There are also printable leaflets with useful information on waste containers.

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