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Yate Sort It centre

Sort it centre

The Yate Sort It centre is provided for the sole use of South Gloucestershire residents. You cannot dispose of commercial waste at any Sort It centre. 

Opening hours

Gates open​ Gates close​
Winter opening

1 October to 31 March​

Monday to Sunday

8am​ 4:30pm​

 Summer opening

1 April to 30 September

Monday to Sunday​ 

8am​ 6:30pm​

Please note this site is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day 

At Yate Sort It centre you can recycle:

  • asbestos – maximum 6 sheets per project, double wrapped in sealed plastic
  • car batteries and household (dry-cell) batteries
  • cardboard
  • carpet (including duvets and pillows) - for further information please click on the link to the leaflet below
  • fire extinguishers – household sizes only
  • food and drinks cans
  • glass bottles and jars
  • green garden waste
  • hardcore (rubble) and soil (maximum of six bags or equivalent boot load per project)
  • large electrical equipment (such as cookers and washing machines)
  • paper
  • plasterboard - maximum 6 sheets or bags per project
  • refrigerators and freezers
  • scrap metal
  • small electrical equipment (such as kettles, irons, toasters)
  • televisions and computer monitors
  • TetraPaks
  • textiles and shoes (tied together in pairs)
  • used engine oil - 1 gallon (5 litres) per visit
  • vehicle tyres – maximum 4 per household per year
  • wood (including MDF and chipboard)

You can also recycle

  • books
  • bric-a-brac for reuse e.g. electrical items, garden hand tools, furniture, crockery, bikes and so on
  • cooking Oil
  • DVDs and CDs
  • ink cartridges
  • mobile phones


Trailers with boxes longer than two metres will not be allowed on to this site. This policy is in place to help reduce delays caused by large trailers manoeuvring round the sites while still allowing householders to use smaller trailers to deliver waste.

If you come to this site in a van of transit size type or larger, there are restrictions in place on the times you will be able to access this site to deposit your waste.

Please refer the page on limits and restrictions for more information. 


Address: Collett Way, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5NL

From Station Road, Yate turn into North Road, continue under the railway bridge until reaching a crossroads. Turn right into Armstrong Way, then right again into Dean Road. Take the first turn on the left into Collett Way - the site is on your left.