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.

There are no garden waste collections in the two weeks following Christmas.

Bank holiday changes – revised collection dates for Easter, May and August 2017

Usual collection day Revised collection day
Good Friday 14 April Saturday 15 April
Easter Week
Monday 17 April – Friday 21 April
All collections one day later
(Friday pick-ups on Saturday 22 April)
EarlyMay Bank Holiday
Monday 1 May – Friday 5 May
All collections one day later
(Friday pick-ups on Saturday 6 May)
Spring Bank Holiday
Monday 29 May – Friday 2 June
All collections one day later
(Friday pick-ups on Saturday 3 June)
Summer Bank Holiday
Monday 28 August – Friday 1 September
All collections one day later
(Friday pick-ups on Saturday 2 September)

No change to subsequent dates, all collections resume on usual days.
Revised collection days above also apply to assisted, clinical and garden waste collections.

You can download our revised collection day flyer by clicking here.  (Pdf 33 kb)

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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