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Welcome to Bridgend County Borough Council’s media centre. These pages feature latest news from the county borough, and you can also keep up to date by following us on social media.

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New re-use shop in Maesteg

A new re-use shop will open at the community recycling centre in Maesteg as a haven for bargain hunters!

Chewing gum bins target sticky problem

Innovative new ‘chewing gum’ bins have been stuck on lampposts along John Street in Porthcawl as part of the latest move to encourage recycling and cut down on waste.

Christmas recycling in Bridgend County Borough

As Christmas approaches, Bridgend County Borough Council has confirmed what changes will be made to waste and recycling collections during the festive period.

Bridgend recycles – it’s what we do

Thanks to the recycling efforts of local residents, Bridgend County Borough is well on track to surpass the Welsh Government’s ambitious new recycling target that all councils need to achieve.

Bank Holiday recycling and waste changes

There won’t be any recycling and waste collections in Bridgend County Borough on Monday 26 August due to the Bank Holiday, so collections will be one day later than usual for the rest of the week up until Saturday 31 August.

Important information for purple bag collections

Households who have registered for Bridgend County Borough Council’s purple bag recycling collections are being reminded that if they don’t put out any bags on three consecutive occasions over a six week period then it will be assumed they no longer need the collections.

Recycle your old clothes

If you’re revamping your wardrobe for a fresh new look this summer, avoid the fashion faux pas of binning your old clothes – recycle them instead!

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