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Opening times

Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm


Winter schedule applies until 31 March.

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.

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

Contact details

Telephone 01749 670973

Centre information

Live Site Camera


This is not a live video feed, it is a still image that refreshes every 30 seconds. 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
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

Material Not Accepted

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

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 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 charges at recycling centre.

Household waste

There is no charge for the disposal of household waste.

Plaster and plasterboard disposal

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


Address Viridor Recycling, Dulcote Hill Quarry, Nr Wells, Somerset, BA5 3PZ