Spring Bank Holiday on Monday 27 May means all rubbish and recycling collections will be one day later that week, including Friday collections taking place on Saturday 1 June.
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 9am to 6pm
Thursday 9am to 6pm
Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday 9am to 4pm

Description

Summer schedule applies until 30 September.

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Yeovil Recycling Centre traffic flow has been reversed. Follow signage to new entrance.

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

Website
Email
Telephone 01935 411151

Centre information

Live Site Camera

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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

Asbestos
Batteries
Cans (drink and food)
Cardboard - including hardback books
Commercial waste
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
Plasterboard
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
Vehicle parts
Wood

Material Not Accepted

Ammunition and explosives
Fireworks
Medicines
Mercury
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 Yeovil.

More information on business waste

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.

Asbestos disposal

Asbestos is accepted at Yeovil, 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 Yeovil. 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 Yeovil. Charges apply.

More information about vehicle part recycling charges

Location

Address Yeovil Recycling Centre, Artillery Road, Lufton Trading Estate, Yeovil BA22 8RP