Recycling and rubbish collection days are changing for some households in Mendip and South Somerset. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.

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Opening times

Monday 9am to 6pm
Tuesday 9am to 6pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday 9am to 4pm

Description

Summer schedule applies until 30 September.

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

Website
Email
Telephone 01963 351725

Centre information

Material Accepted

Batteries
Cans (drink and food)
Cardboard - including hardback books
Electrical appliances
Fluorescent tubes
Fridges and freezers
Furniture
Garden waste
Gas bottles
Glass bottles and jars
Low-energy light bulbs
Mattresses
Mobile phones
Oil – cooking and engine
Paint, water-based
Paper
Plastic pots, tubs, trays and all plastic bottles
Refuse
Scrap metal
Shoes (tied in pairs)
Smoke alarms (domestic)
Soil and hardcore
Textiles (clothes etc)
Toner cartridges
Tyres
Wood

Material Not Accepted

Ammunition and explosives
Asbestos
Fireworks
Medicines
Mercury
Petrol and diesel
Roofing felt containing bitumen
Commercial waste
Plasterboard
Vehicle parts
Cartons/Tetra Pak & 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.

Charges

Charges

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.

Location

Address Castle Cary Recycling Centre, Dimmer Lane, Castle Cary BA7 7JB, UK