Important: Recycling sites network open on winter hours
Wells Recycling Centre, Dulcote Hill, Near Wells BA5 3PZ
UPDATE: Recycling sites take all usual materials. Safety restrictions remain. Staff can indicate a drop-off point for bulky items but cannot assist you in unloading or putting materials in skips; ensure you can manage all loads safely by yourself.
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.
Plaster and plasterboard are accepted at Wells (Dulcote), 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.
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.