Chard recycling centreRecycling centres
Today - 9:00am - 4:00pm
|Monday||9:00am - 6:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am - 6:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am - 6:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am - 6:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am - 4:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am - 4:00pm|
IMPORTANT: Winter schedules apply until 31 March, with weekday open sites 9am-5pm. Sat-Sun hours remain 9am-4pm.
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.
This site allows pedestrian access. Please use the pedestrian gateway and follow the marked footpath at all times. Pedestrian access may be restricted on occasion to control numbers.
|Cans (drink and food)|
|Fridges and freezers|
|Glass bottles and jars|
|Low-energy light bulbs|
|Oil – cooking and engine|
|Plastic pots, tubs, trays and all plastic bottles|
|Shoes (tied in pairs)|
|Smoke alarms (domestic)|
|Soil and hardcore|
|Textiles (clothes etc)|
Material Not Accepted
|Ammunition and explosives|
|Petrol and diesel|
|Roofing felt containing bitumen|
|Cartons/Tetra Pak and plastic-lined paper cups|
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 waste recycling facilities exist at Chard.
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
There is no charge for the disposal of household waste.
Plaster and plasterboard disposal
Plaster and plasterboard are accepted at Chard, 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 Chard. Charges apply.
|Address||Chard Recycling Centres, Beeching Close, Chard TA20 1BB, UK|