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.
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.
There are no garden waste collections in the two weeks following Christmas.
Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday revised collection days 2016/17
|Usual collection day||Revised collection day|
|Monday 19 December to Friday 23 December||No change|
|Monday 26 December||Tuesday 27 December|
|Tuesday 27 December||Wednesday 28 December|
|Wednesday 28 December||Thursday 29 December|
|Thursday 29 December||Friday 30 December|
|Friday 30 December||Saturday 31 December|
|Monday 2 January||Tuesday 3 January|
|Tuesday 3 January||Wednesday 4 January|
|Wednesday 4 January||Thursday 5 January|
|Thursday 5 January||Friday 6 January|
|Friday 6 January||Saturday 7 January|
|Monday 9 January||Usual collections resume|
No change to subsequent dates, all collections resume on usual days.
Revised collection days above also apply to assisted and clinical waste collections.
You can download our revised collection day flyer here. (Pdf 20kb).
In severe weather, check our website for information.
Recycling Centres and Community Recycling Sites
See individual recycling centre pages or call Somerset Direct on 0300 123 2224 for recycling centre opening times. All sites are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day as well as their usual scheduled closed days.
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