Check collection days and bank holidays

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 or click on My Collection Day on this site’s front page:

Revised collection days for public holidays

For single bank holiday Mondays, 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. For Christmas and New Year, see below.

Christmas and New Year 2020-21

Usual collection dayRevised collection day
Thursday 24 DecemberNo change
Friday 25 DecemberMonday 28 December
Monday 28 DecemberTuesday 29 December
Tuesday 29 DecemberWednesday 30 December
Wednesday 30 DecemberThursday 31 December
Thursday 31 DecemberSaturday 2 January
Friday 1 JanuaryMonday 4 January
Monday 4 JanuaryTuesday 5 January
Tuesday 5 JanuaryWednesday 6 January
Wednesday 6 JanuaryThursday 7 January
Thursday 7 JanuaryFriday 8 January
Friday 8 JanuarySaturday 9 January
Monday 11 JanuaryUsual collections resume
Garden waste collections over Christmas and New Year 2020-21 will not take place Friday 25 December 2020 – Friday 8 January 2021 (inclusive). Friday 8 January garden waste collections on Saturday 9 January. usual garden waste collections resume on Monday 11 January.  Christmas trees: decoration-free real trees can be composted at home, taken to any recycling site, or garden waste subscribers can add them to their collection.

Recycling sites

See individual recycling sites or phone Somerset Direct on 0300 123 2224 for recycling site opening times. All sites are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day as well as their usual scheduled closed days.