Chard Recycling Centre, Beeching Close, Chard, TA20 1BB
IMPORTANT: Winter schedules apply until 31 March, with weekday open sites 9am-5pm. Sat-Sun hours remain 9am-4pm.
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.
Plaster and plasterboard are accepted at Chard, 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 this site. For more information visit our business waste services page.
Vehicle parts disposal available at this site. 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.
This site allows pedestrian access. Please use the pedestrian gateway and follow the marked footpath at all times. Pedestrian access may be restricted on occasion to control numbers.