Collection days and bank holidays Please leave your refuse and recycling on the edge of your property by 7am (as collection times can vary) and no earlier than the night before. To look up your collection days, click on the area below: Mendip Sedgemoor South Somerset (enter postcode in ‘Your area’) Taunton Deane West Somerset Revised collection days for public holidays For single bank holidays, such as those in May and August, all collections (including clinical waste) will be one day later than usual, for example, Monday collections on Tuesday and Friday collections on Saturday. Bank holiday changes – revised collection dates for Christmas and New Year 2018-19 Usual collection dayRevised collection day Monday 24 December 2018No change Tuesday 25 December 2018Thursday 27 December 2018 Wednesday 26 December 2018Friday 28 December 2018 Thursday 27 December 2018Saturday 29 December 2018 Friday 28 December 2018Sunday 30 December 2018 Monday 31 December 2018No change Tuesday 1 January 2019Wednesday 2 January 2019 Wednesday 2 January 2019Thursday 3 January 2019 Thursday 3 January 2019Friday 4 January 2019 Friday 4 January 2019Saturday 5 January 2019 Monday 7 January 2019Usual collections resume To download a copy of our Christmas and New Year revised collections poster, click here. (PDF 77 KB) Garden waste collections will not take place Monday 24 December 2018 – Friday 4 January 2019, resuming from Monday 7 January 2019 on usual days. Recycling Centres and Community Recycling Sites See individual recycling centres or phone Somerset Direct on 0300 123 2224 for recycling centre opening times. All sites are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day as well as their usual scheduled closed days. Please note for Christmas 2018, all sites close at 4pm on Monday 24 and 31 December.