Beyond landfill – Somerset’s search begins

SWP Landfill 02Somerset is widening its residual waste treatment options beyond costly landfill in the search for better solutions that continue to meet residents’ needs and make significant financial savings. Outside its contract with waste firm Viridor, Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is asking waste treatment suppliers for alternatives to deal with more than 120,000 tonnes of refuse each year. Full story: Read more

Scare and save this Halloween

somerset_wasteWith millions of pumpkins being sold in the days before All Hallows’ Eve, some great ways to save cash and have fun are being suggested by Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP). SWP is urging Halloween revellers to use every bit of the pumpkin and recycle anything left over, from making the traditional Jack O’Lantern to turning the flesh and seeds into tasty snacks. Full story: Read more