Collection day look up

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:


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.