Collection days & bank holidays

Please leave your refuse and recycling on the edge of your property by 7am (as collection times can vary) and no earlier than the night before.

To look up your collection days, click on the area below:
Mendip

Sedgemoor
South Somerset (enter postcode in YOUR AREA)
Taunton Deane
West Somerset

Revised collection days for Bank and Public holidays
For single bank holidays, such as those in May and August, all collections (including clinical waste) will be one day later than usual, for example, Monday collections on Tuesday and Friday collections on Saturday.

Download a poster of the revised collections time-table covering Easter, May and August 2015.  (pdf 36 kb)

There are no garden waste collections in the two weeks following ChristmasThere is no garden waste collection service for a two week period from Monday 28 December 2015, recommencing on Monday 11 January 2016.

Download a poster of the revised collections time-table covering Christmas 2015 ~ 2016.  (pdf 22 kb)

Bank Holiday revised collection days, 2015~16

Usual collection day Revised collection day
Good Friday 3 April 2015 Saturday 4 April 2015
Easter Monday 6 April – Friday 10 April 2015 All collections one day later, including Friday pick-ups on Saturday 11 April 2015
Early May Bank Holiday Monday 4 May – Friday 8 May 2015 All collections one day later, including Friday pick-ups on Saturday 9 May 2015
Spring Bank Holiday Monday 25 May – Friday 29 May 2015 All collections one day later, including Friday pick-ups on Saturday 30 May 2015
Summer Bank Holiday Monday 31 August – Friday 4 September 2015
All collections one day later, including Friday pick-ups on Saturday 5 September 2015

Christmas and New Year 2015~16

Usual collection day Revised collection day
Monday 21 December to
Thursday 24 December 2015
No change
Friday 25 December 2015
Sunday 27 December 2015
Monday 28 December 2015
Tuesday 29 December 2015
Tuesday 29 December 2015 Wednesday 30 December 2015
Wednesday 30 December 2015 Thursday 31 December 2015
Thursday 31 December 2015 Saturday 2 January 2016
Friday 1 January 2016 Monday 4 January 2016
Monday 4 January 2016 Tuesday 5 January 2016
Tuesday 5 January 2016 Wednesday 6 January 2016
Wednesday 6 January 2016 Thursday 7 January 2016
Thursday 7 January 2016 Friday 8 January 2016
Friday 8 January 2016
Saturday 9 January 2016

In severe weather, check our website or local radio for information.

Recycling Centres and Community Recycling Sites

See individual recycling centre pages or call Somerset Direct on 0845 345 9188 for recycling centre opening times. All sites are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Disposing of your natural Christmas trees

Decoration-free natural Christmas trees under 6ft can be recycled.  If you pay for garden waste collections, put out your tree next to your bin or sack on your usual garden waste collection day for composting. Or take decoration-free natural trees to any recycling site for composting. For landfill disposal, put out your tree next to your refuse on your usual collections day between 4-15 January 2016.