Green bin charge set to be reduced from April

A South Gloucestershire Council 'green bin'.

The omission of the garden waste collection service from a strategic review of South Gloucestershire Council’s waste services (see ‘Council consults on plan to almost halve size of black bin‘) has sparked a political row, with Liberal Democrats accusing the Conservatives of failing to live up to a promise made in their 2015 election manifesto that the opt-in charge for […]

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New waste collection days for South Glos

A South Gloucestershire Council 'green bin'.

Households in South Gloucestershire are being urged to get set for new waste collection days being introduced from Monday 2nd June. Calendar ‘hangers’ with details of the new dates will be placed on black bins between 12th and 23rd May. The changes will see a new fortnightly schedule introduced for all households, with black and green bins collected in one […]

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South Glos residents urged to consider options for garden waste disposal

A South Gloucestershire Council 'green bin'.

South Gloucestershire residents are being encouraged to consider their options for garden waste disposal ahead of service changes being introduced this spring. From 31st March, South Gloucestershire Council’s green bin service moves to a subscription-only basis and residents who wish to continue to receive the service after this date can subscribe now via the council’s website. The optional service costs […]

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Dog owners reminded to ‘Bag it and bin it’

Dog mess: Bag it and bin it.

Dog owners in South Gloucestershire are being reminded to dispose of their dog’s waste responsibly as part of a new campaign launching this month. The ‘Bag it and bin it’ message aims to remind dog owners that they can dispose of dog waste both in their black household waste bins as well as in any available litter bin – and […]

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