To use our recycling Sort it centres you must be a South Gloucestershire resident and have registered your vehicle online at least 24 hours before you plan to visit.

If you can not access a recycling centre for any reason and someone else takes your recycling for you, you can register their vehicle at your address.

What vehicles are allowed

At your address you can register:

  • up to two standard vehicles or 
  • one standard and/or one privately owned restricted vehicle or
  • one commercial vehicle if it is your household’s only vehicle (limited to 12 visits per year)

You will need written permission from the business owner to register a commercial vehicle.

A standard vehicle is a vehicle of any size (up to 3.5 tonnes) designed for domestic use that has rear and/or side facing windows. This includes cars of any size, campervans, people carriers etc.

A restricted vehicle is is a vehicle:

  • of any size without rear seats and/or windows
  • 4×4s, pick up trucks or people carriers (MPV) without rear seats and/or windows or with an open back
  • flat bed vehicles, box vans, horse boxes with integrated cab and agricultural vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes

You can make unlimited visits to the recycling centre in a registered standard vehicle. Restricted vehicles are limited to 12 visits per year.

Register to use the recycling centres

If you do not have access to the internet you can call our contact centre and they can complete a registration for you.

You only need to register once, unless you change your vehicle or address. 

Before you visit check the opening times, locations and restrictions

Remove or change your registered vehicles

You can remove or make changes to the vehicles registered to your address at any time.

To completely remove a vehicle registration, choose the ‘de-register’ option once you have entered your details.

To change a vehicle choose the ‘register’ option and enter the details of both of the vehicles you want registered to your address, even if one is already registered.

Remove or change your registered vehicles for the recycling centres

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