Cost of garden waste collections in Burnham-On-Sea frozen at £40
yearly charge for having garden waste collected from homes in
the Burnham-On-Sea area will remain at £40 this year, Sedgemoor
District Council has announced.
throughout the Burnham and Highbridge area can now register to
join the service, which launches in April.
price has been maintained at the same level as last year, despite
inflation. The service costs the council £55 per customer,
which it subsidies.
signing up will receive 25 collections a year with garden waste
being picked up from their homes from April onwards.
have the option of receiving a green wheelie bin for their garden
waste or garden waste sacks at a cost of £25 for 10 bags.
"Having your garden waste collected can save time and fuel
and can prevent mess in your car," council spokeswoman Claire
Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
scheme encourages residents not only to take pride in their gardens,
but also to recycle their garden waste. Every bit of Sedgemoors
garden waste is turned into Revive soil conditioner or woody bits
and is used to help turn the districts food waste into agriculture
more details about the service, call Sedgemoor District Council
on 0845 408 2540.