News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 6 March 2023
Recycle the unrecyclable at your local swimming pool!
Wiltshire residents are being encouraged to recycle their previously unrecyclable pool accessories such as goggles and armbands, in an innovative way at swimming pools across the county.
Published 28 February 2023
Hanger time: residents reminded to put the correct items in their recycling bins
Wiltshire Council is reminding people to check what can and can't be recycled at home, as waste collection crews will be stepping up checks of blue-lidded bins.
Published 8 February 2023
Recycling - let's sort it: Wiltshire Council launches new campaign to increase recycling and reduce contamination
Wiltshire Council is launching a new awareness campaign to provide people with more information about what can and can't be recycled using its kerbside collection services, and how to correctly dispose of potentially hazardous items.
Published 1 February 2023
Chippenham business issued with Fixed Penalty Notices totalling £1,400 for fly-tipping offences
A Chippenham business has been issued with multiple Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) for fly-tipping and environmental offences
Published 18 January 2023
Separate bins for domestic upholstered seating to be introduced at Wiltshire's Household Recycling Centres
Following recent new guidance from the Environment Agency, residents will see new bins at Wiltshire's Household Recycling Centres allocated for the separate disposal of upholstered domestic seating, such as sofas, armchairs, and home office chairs.
Published 11 January 2023
Wiltshire residents urged to report issues through Wiltshire Council's updated MyWilts app
Wiltshire Council has released an updated version of its smartphone app, MyWilts, and is reminding residents that it is the quickest and easiest way to report issues such as road defects, fly-tipping, trading standards issues and more.
Published 21 December 2022
Christmas recycling top tips and new kerbside battery collections
With Christmas fast approaching, Wiltshire Council is letting people know the best ways they can recycle their waste this Christmas, including the new kerbside battery collection service.
Published 7 December 2022
Dumped shopping bags full of rubbish prove costly for Royal Wootton Bassett resident
A Royal Wootton Bassett resident has been issued with a £400 fixed penalty notice (FPN) by Wiltshire Council for dumping their household waste.
Published 23 November 2022
Wiltshire Council secures convictions against organised fly-tipping gang after covert camera operation
An organised fly-tipping gang has recently been convicted for fly-tipping and burning waste at Winchester Crown Court following a three-month covert camera operation
Published 21 November 2022
Council launches new fly-tipping campaign to crack down on environmental crime
Wiltshire Council has launched a new campaign to combat fly-tipping in the county.