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Dos and don'ts at Sort It centres

From 5 September only registered vehicles will be allowed to be used at the Sort It recycling centres. Any unregistered vehicles will be turned away from site. Register now at

Do Don’t
Register your vehicle at least 24 hours before using the sites Try to enter the sites with an unregistered vehicle
 Bring ID to prove your address and identity Use these sites if you are not a South Gloucestershire resident
Check vehicle restrictions on vans/trailers Bring any commercial/business waste to any of the Sort It recycling centres
Check waste restrictions at the sites Bring more restricted waste than allowed
Check opening hours Let young children or pets out of your vehicle
Pre-sort your waste before arriving on site Pile your waste/recyclables on the floor where somebody can trip
Be prepared to open any bags of waste and remove recyclable items Remove anything from the bins or containers
Wear suitable clothing including footwear Smoke on the sites
Be prepared to confirm your address and identity with a utility bill, driving licence etc. Verbally or physically abuse our staff
Keep to the speed restriction whilst on site Use trailers of more than two metres long
Take notice of signage, it is there for your safety and information Take a trailer to the Little Stoke site
Reverse into parking spaces except at Little Stoke  Take a vehicle over 1.8 metres to the Little Stoke site
Turn off engines while unloading  Take a vehicle over 3.5 tonnes to any of the sites
Ask a member of staff for help or advice if required
Report any hazardous waste to a member of staff
Place your items in the correct container

If there is any breach of the following conditions, we will commence enforcement action:

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