Castle Cary (Dimmer) Recycling Centre

Castle Cary (Dimmer) Recycling Centre
  • Castle Cary Recycling Centre, Dimmer Lane, Castle Cary, BA7 7JB

  • 01963 351725

  • Closed now
  • Monday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Site Description:

Christmas 2018 – please note this site will close at 4pm on Monday 24 and 31 December.  All sites closed 25-26 December and 1 January.

Check Castle Cary upgrade from Monday 1 April 2019 here.

For advice on recycling rigid plastic food and other household pots, tubs, trays and plastic bottles at Somerset recycling sites, please see our Act on plastics page.

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.

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.

You can bring:

Cans (drink and food)
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 food pots, tubs, trays and all plastic bottles
Scrap metal
Shoes (tied in pairs)
Smoke alarms (domestic)
Soil and hardcore
Textiles (clothes etc)
Toner cartridges

Not accepted:

Ammunition and explosives
Petrol and diesel
Roofing felt containing bitumen
Cartons (Tetra Pak) & single-use plastic-lined paper cups
Commercial waste
Vehicle parts