Taunton (Priorswood) Recycling Centre

Taunton (Priorswood) Recycling Centre
  • Taunton Recycling Centre, Crown Industrial Estate, Priorswood, Taunton, TA2 8QY

  • 01823 338615

  • Closed now
  • Monday - Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Site Description:

Please note for Christmas 2018, all sites close at 4pm on Monday 24 and 31 December. All sites closed 25-26 December and 1 January.

Check Taunton 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.

Cash will still be taken by the Reuse Shop in Taunton Recycling Centre.

There is no charge for the disposal of household waste.

Asbestos is accepted at Taunton (Priorswood), 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 visit our asbestos disposal at recycling centres page.

Plaster and plasterboard are accepted at Taunton (Priorswood), 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 Taunton (Priorswood). For more information visit our business waste services page.

Vehicle parts disposal available at Taunton (Priorswood). 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.

Please note – roofing felt that contains bitumen is classified as a hazardous waste and therefore can only be disposed of via the commercial facility located near the Taunton (Priorswood) recycling centre. Ask site staff for details and for prices see Business Waste Services.

Live site camera:

You can bring:

Asbestos
Batteries
Cans (drink and food)
Cardboard
Cartons (Tetra Pak) & single-use plastic-lined paper cups
Commercial waste
Electrical appliances
Fluorescent tubes
Fridges and freezers
Furniture
Garden waste
Gas bottles
Glass bottles and jars
Low-energy light bulbs
Mattresses
Mobile phones
Oil – cooking and engine
Paint, water-based
Paper
Plasterboard
Plastic food pots, tubs, trays and all plastic bottles
Refuse
Scrap metal
Shoes (tied in pairs)
Smoke alarms (domestic)
Soil and hardcore
Textiles (clothes etc)
Toner cartridges
Tyres
Vehicle parts
Wood

Not accepted:

Ammunition and explosives
Fireworks
Medicines
Mercury
Petrol and diesel