collection days to change across Burnham area in efficiency drive
collection days for thousands of residents across the Burnham-On-Sea
area are set to change this month in a bid to increase efficiency.
the week starting 8th July, the day of the weekly recycling and
fortnightly refuse collections will change for
many residents across
household that is affected will shortly receive a letter explaining
how the changes will affect them and when their first new collections
Waste Partnership says the changes are aimed at improving efficiency
and avoiding the delays that can occur when its staff travel to
rounds near the M5 motorway.
Richard Burden, Sedgemoor District Council Environment Portfolio
Holder, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Traffic analysis of the
M5 and nearby routes shows that making these day changes will
improve the efficiency and reliability of kerbside collections
for residents by avoiding delays and disruptions."
changes include assisted collections and paid-for garden waste
collections, but not clinical waste collections.
all, around 25,000 properties will see a change. Locations in
which some or most properties will be affected are Berrow, Brean,
Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge.
from the pick-up day, the collections themselves will not change,
with a dozen or more materials collected at the kerbside, including
more information on collections and other waste services, contact
Sedgemoor District Council's customer services team on 0845 4082543