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Opening times

Today - Closed

Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm


IMPORTANT: Summer schedules apply until 30 September, with weekday open sites 9am-6pm. Sat-Sun hours remain 9am-4pm.

For Sat Nav directions, use TA6 3JS (entrance off Western Way)

Call the recycling site in advance if taking bulky, hazardous or unusual items, to check disposal requirements or capacity.

All centres are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

All recycling sites accept natural undecorated Christmas trees for composting.

For safety reasons pedestrian access is not permitted at this recycling centre.

Contact details

Telephone 01278 444877

Centre information

Material Accepted

Cans (drink and food)
Commercial waste
Electrical appliances
Fluorescent tubes
Fridges and freezers
Garden waste
Gas bottles
Glass bottles and jars
Low-energy light bulbs
Mobile phones
Oil – cooking and engine
Paint, water-based
Plastic pots, tubs, trays and all plastic bottles
Scrap metal
Shoes (tied in pairs)
Smoke alarms (domestic)
Soil and hardcore
Textiles (clothes etc)
Toner cartridges
Vehicle parts

Material Not Accepted

Ammunition and explosives
Petrol and diesel
Roofing felt containing bitumen
Cartons/Tetra Pak and plastic-lined paper cups

Vehicle Restrictions

When visiting any Somerset recycling site with your household waste, your vehicle or trailer may need a permit. Both vehicle and trailer size are restricted. Permits are free, only available to Somerset residents, and must be displayed on all visits.

Commercial Vehicles

Commercial waste recycling facilities exist at Bridgwater (Saltlands).

More information on business waste



Charges must be paid by card – not cash or cheque – at all sites for disposal of materials not classified as household waste: asbestos; gas bottles; hardcore, including stone, rubble, clay, tiles, ceramic/porcelain sinks, baths, toilets and construction materials; plasterboard; soil; tyres and vehicle parts.

More information about on site charges

Household waste

There is no charge for the disposal of household waste.

Asbestos disposal

Asbestos is accepted at Bridgwater (Saltlands), but charges apply and must be paid in advance online.

More information about asbestos disposal at recycling centres

Plaster and plasterboard disposal

Plaster and plasterboard are accepted at Bridgwater (Saltlands), but charges apply and must be paid in advance online.

More information about plasterboard disposal at recycling centres

Vehicle parts disposal

Vehicle parts disposal available at Bridgwater (Saltlands). Charges apply.

More information about vehicle part recycling charges


Address Saltlands Recycling Centre, Saltlands Avenue, Chilton Trinity, Bridgwater, TA6 3JS