Environment links

Recycling and Waste, streetscene services, environmental health, countryside, emergency planning, climate change.

Climate change

We take our role in caring for the environment seriously. We are committed to help people do their bit to be energy efficient, reduce their carbon footprint and increase the use of renewable energy.


We pride ourselves on the quality of the countryside in South Somerset and take measures to ensure it is preserved and protected.

Streetscene Services

South Somerset District Council’s Streetscene Services are committed to delivering public services that its population can be proud of.

Recycling and Waste

Find information about the waste and recycling collections in South Somerset.

Environmental health

By delivering a range of high quality, specialist services, we are committed to providing a safe, valued and cherished environment for future generations to enjoy.

Emergency planning

Our Emergency Planning team is responsible for the co-ordination of our response to major incidents and crises.


How to prepare for a flooding emergency.

Request Sandbags

Information on how to request sandbags in the event of flooding.


Buses, cycling, cars, parking, trains and walking.