Thornbury Sort It Recycling Centre

Thornbury Sort It Recycling Centre

Thornbury tip is owned and operated by South Gloucestershire council, Thornbury Recycling Centre allows you to recycle the following items here:


  • batteries (household – dry cell)
  • books
  • bric-a-brac for reuse e.g. garden hand tools, furniture, crockery and bikes
  • cardboard
  • cartons/TetraPaks
  • cooking oil
  • DVDs and CDs
  • electrical equipment e.g. kettle, iron, toaster, cooker, washing machine
  • food and drinks cans
  • furniture – in reusable condition
  • glass bottles and jars
  • 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
    (quantities over the 6 bag limit carry a charge of £2.50 per bag, inclusive of VAT payable to SUEZ).
    Trailer charges are based on material left in the trailer after the 6 bag limit has been reached
    – up to 1 metre in length: £10
    – between 1 metre and 1.5 metres in length: £15
    – between 1.5 metres and 2 metres in length: £25
  • hazardous waste in small quantities (see details below)
  • ink cartridges
  • paper
  • plasterboard – maximum of 6 sheets or bags for each project
  • rigid plastics such as toys and garden furniture
  • scrap metal
  • soil – maximum of six bags or equivalent boot load per month
  • textiles and shoes (tied together in pairs) – not currently accepted
  • wood including MDF, chipboard furniture, fencing and other treated wood, large logs and other untreated wood


  • Short Way, Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 3UT
  • 01454 417582
  • N/A

Opening hours

  • Monday:
    8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Tuesday:
    8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday:
    8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Thurstday:
    8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Friday:
    8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday:
    8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday:
    8.30am - 4.30pm


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