of garden waste collections in Burnham-On-Sea rises to £45
annual charge for having garden waste collected from homes in
the Burnham-On-Sea area is rising by £5 to £45 this
year, Sedgemoor District Council has announced this week.
throughout the Burnham and Highbridge area can now register to
join the service, which launches in April.
price was frozen last year but has seen an increase this time
around. 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.
signing up also 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
fertilizer. Sedgemoor has the highest recycling rate in the county
are now being sent to more than 10,000 current customers inviting
them to renew their subscriptions.
customers considering joining up can call in at the council's
HQ at Bridgwater House or call 0845 408 2543 to order and pay.