Thornbury Sort It centre
Please note: you must be registered to use our Sort it recycling centres
Our sites are open from 8:30am to 4:30 pm every day, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. The sites are also closed from 2:00pm on Christmas Eve.
Short Way, Thornbury, BS35 3UT
What can I bring to this site?
Household waste, including large items such as mattresses, DIY waste, carpets etc. You must separate recyclable items into the right containers so we can recycle as much as possible, including any recycling in bags of mixed waste. The items that can be recycled at this site are listed below. Please ask a member of staff if you are not sure whether you can recycle an item.
Check our Special waste page before you visit for details of restricted waste where only limited amounts can be accepted, or a charge applies for larger quantities. We cannot accept any business and commercial waste.
What you can recycle
|Asbestos - maximum 6 doubled plastic wrapped sheets for each project|
|Batteries - car batteries, household (dry cell) batteries|
|Bric-a-brac for reuse for example, garden hand tools, furniture, crockery, bikes, etc|
|DVDs and CDs|
|Engine oil - 1 gallon (5 litres) each visit|
|Fire extinguishers – household sizes only|
|Fluorescent tubes and light bulbs|
|Food and drinks cans|
|Furniture - in reusable condition|
|Glass bottles and jars|
|Green garden waste except for invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed|
|Hardcore and rubble - maximum of six rubble sacks or equivalent boot load per month free of charge. Charges apply to larger loads|
|Hazardous chemicals such as poisons, pesticides, herbicides, wood preservatives, weed killer, photography chemicals, solvents, toxic paints and paint stripper. Check where to put these with a member of staff|
|Large electrical equipment such as cookers and washing machines|
|Plasterboard - maximum of 6 sheets or bags for each project|
|Refrigerators and freezers|
|Rigid plastics such as toys and garden furniture|
|Small electrical equipment such as kettles, irons, toasters|
|Soil - maximum of six bags or equivalent boot load per month|
|Televisions and computer monitors|
|Textiles and shoes (tied together in pairs)|
|Vehicle tyres – maximum of 4 per household each year|
|Wood including MDF, chipboard furniture, fencing and other treated wood|
|Wood including large logs and other untreated wood|