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Opening times

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


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.

See the charges section below for more information about the disposal of plasterboard.

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.

Contact details

Telephone 01278 784419

Centre information

Live Site Camera


This is not a live video feed, it is a still image that refreshes regularly. For details about the recycling site queue cameras, please visit recycling site queue cameras.

Live camera feed

Material Accepted

Cans (drink and food)
Cardboard - including hardback books
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 Highbridge.

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 Highbridge, but charges apply and must be paid in advance online. For information on safe disposal and charges for asbestos disposal at recycling centres.

More information about asbestos disposal at recycling centres

Plaster and plasterboard disposal

Plaster and plasterboard are accepted at Highbridge. See our Plasterboard disposal at recycling centres page for information about how to pre-book your visit and if you have to pay.

Vehicle parts disposal

Vehicle parts disposal available at Highbridge. Charges apply.

More information about vehicle part recycling charges


Address Highbridge Recycling Centre, Isleport Lane, Highbridge, TA9 4JS