Waste & Recycling

Waste collections start from 7am

 To help crews get your waste collected, please:

* Sort and roughly segregate materials in boxes without using carrier bags.
* Rinse all containers and squash all but glass and aerosols.
* Cut up all large card and flatten all cardboard boxes.

Quick reminder on plastic …

Plastic bottles are the only plastics taken at the kerbside; household and food plastic pots, tubs and trays are taken at all 16 recycling sites: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/slider/all-recycling-sites-take-plastic-food-pots-tubs-and-trays/

Tetra Paks, other beverage cartons and single-use plastic-lined coffee cups are taken at 12 recycling sites: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/dozen-recycling-sites-take-single-use-coffee-cups/

More on how to recycle as much as possible …

For more on what we do and do not take at the kerbside for recycling: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/recycling-collections/

For what is taken at recycling sites, their locations and when they are open: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/recycling/centres/


 

 Love Food - Hate Waste - this is full of excellent ideas on how to waste less food - things they used to teach us at school!

Local Recycling Sites 

Before you visit - if you need to check whether something can be recycled at Yeovil or are intending to visit another recycling site click here

Yeovil Recycling Centre

  • Address: Artillery Road, Lufton Trading Estate, Yeovil, BA22 8RP
  • Telephone: 01935 411151
  • Opening Hours: 8am – 4pm 7 days a week
  • This centre is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day