News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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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 17 March 2022
Agreement reached means waste collection strike has come to an end - and recycling collections will resume from 21 March
Hills Municipal Collections and GMB Union have confirmed they have reached an agreement, which means the waste collection strike has now concluded with immediate effect.
Published 16 March 2022
Act of vandalism causing more disruption for waste collection services
Damage was caused to waste collection vehicles at our Churchfields depot in Salisbury
Published 16 March 2022
Recycling collections to be suspended for longer due to additional strike action
Due to ongoing industrial action, no blue lidded bins or black boxes will be emptied until 4 April
Published 10 March 2022
Wiltshire Council condemns scenes at its depots during industrial action
Wiltshire Council has strongly condemned the actions of the GMB union at its depots, which has resulted in sites being blockaded during the ongoing industrial action and leading to major safety concerns.
Published 9 March 2022
FAQs - Hills Municipal Collections industrial action
Wiltshire Council has published some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to answer residents' questions around the impact of the ongoing waste industrial action.
Published 8 March 2022
Waste industrial action update: temporary suspension of recycling collection services
Due to ongoing impact of industrial action by some Hills Municipal Collections workers, we are temporarily suspending recycling collection services
Published 3 March 2022
Residents advised to put waste, recycling and garden waste bins out as normal ahead of planned industrial action from 7 March
The industrial action could cause some disruption to waste and recycling collection services.