Bridgwater (Saltlands) Recycling Centre

Bridgwater (Saltlands) Recycling Centre
  • Saltlands Avenue, Chilton Trinity, TA6 3JS (entrance off Western Way)

  • 01278 444877

  • Open
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday - Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Site Description:

For Sat Nav directions, use TA6 3JS (entrance off Western Way)


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. Please apply for a permit before you bring your waste.

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. Click here for more information on site charges.

There is no charge for the disposal of household waste.

Asbestos is accepted at Bridgwater (Saltlands), but charges apply and must be paid in advance online. For information on safe disposal and charges for asbestos disposal at recycling centres, visit our asbestos disposal at recycling centres page.

Plaster and plasterboard are accepted at Bridgwater (Saltlands), but charges apply and must be paid in advance online. For information on payment to dispose of plasterboard and plaster, visit our plasterboard disposal at recycling centres page.

Commercial waste recycling facilities exist at Bridgwater (Saltlands). For more information visit our business waste services page.

Vehicle parts disposal available at Bridgwater (Saltlands). Charges apply. Click here for details.

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.

For safety reasons pedestrian access is not permitted at this recycling centre.

Live site camera:

You can bring:

Cans (drink and food)
Cartons (Tetra Pak) & single-use plastic-lined paper cups
Commercial waste
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
Paint, water-based
Plastic pots, tubs, trays and all plastic bottles
Scrap metal
Shoes (tied in pairs)
Smoke alarms (domestic)
Soil and hardcore
Textiles (clothes etc)
Toner cartridges
Vehicle parts

Not accepted:

Ammunition and explosives
Petrol and diesel
Roofing felt containing bitumen