Taunton Recycling Centre

Cash-Free Trial – from 3 May 2016, Taunton Priorswood Recycling Centre will only accept card payments* (no cash or cheques).

This includes payment for disposal of hardcore, soil, tyres, gas bottles, vehicle parts, commercial waste and to purchase Revive compost.

*Cards accepted; Visa and MasterCard credit and debit: Visa Electron; Diners Club.

This trial excludes purchases made at the reuse shop.

Taunton Recycling Centre (also known as Priorswood)

Address: Crown Industrial Estate, Priorswood, Taunton, TA2 8QY

Telephone: 01823 338615

Opening Hours: 8am – 4pm 7 days a week

Van, pick-up and trailer permit holders can use open sites on any weekday and 1pm-4pm Saturdays (not Sundays or 8am-1pm Saturdays). For more permit information or to apply, see van and trailer permits.

This centre is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Materials accepted at the centre:

Asbestos and asbestos containing materials
Batteries (car lead-acid and portable household)
Cans (drink and food)
Commercial waste
Drink cartons (Tetra Pak)
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 oil
Plastic bottles
Plastic pots, tubs and trays (trial)
Residual waste (including plate/window glass)
Scrap metal
Shoes (tied in pairs)
Smoke alarms (domestic)
Soil and hardcore
Textiles (clothes etc – not stuffed)
Toner cartridges
Vehicle parts

Taunton Recycling Centre Queue Cam

Asbestos and asbestos containing materials (ACMs) can be taken to this centre.  See asbestos disposal for further details.

Charges apply to dispose of asbestos and plasterboard.

Charges apply to deposit hardcore, soil, tyres and gas bottles which are not classed as household waste, at all centres.

Commercial waste recycling facilities exist at Taunton. Full details available on our Business Waste pages.

Vehicle parts disposal available at this site.  Charges apply.  Click here for details.

*When recycling or disposing of electrical and electronic items, including mobile phones, laptops and PCs, remove any sim cards, and ensure all sensitive information is fully deleted.