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Service Overview

We are happy to accept clean and uncontaminated waste from our customers. Our fully calibrated weighbridge has a 50 tonne weight limit to accommodate all your waste disposal needs, simply come into our site and tip your waste, it's really as easy as that.

We accept a wide range of waste in order to fulfil all your waste management needs. Our prices vary depending on waste type and quantity. We price per tonne.

Please note: you will need a waste carriers licence to use our services and PPE (High visability jacket/vest) is essential whilst on our site

Towens- Helping you transfer waste in a responsible and sustainable way

At Towens, we are committed to offering our customers responsible waste management services, increasing sustainability efforts and lowering carbon emissions. We are dedicated to making a positive impact on the planet by reducing the amount of waste that ends up in a landfill. With over 25 years of experience helping our customers in Somerset meet their environmental goals, we continue to introduce new and innovative technology, equipment, and services to improve the treatment of waste materials and increase rates of recycling. Our exceptional waste transfer services benefit both the local community and the environment, tonne by tonne.

What types of waste do you accept?

At Towens we accept a wide range of waste for transfer. Discover the different waste types permitted below:

  • Pops waste
  • Mixed waste
  • Green waste
  • Inert (soil/stone)
  • Hardcore
  • Clean Wood
  • Dirty Wood (mdf, chipboard)
  • Plasterboard
  • Cardboard
  • Fridges under counter
  • Fridge freezers
  • Commercial fridges
  • TV screens
  • Mattresses single
  • Mattresses double
  • Tyres
  • Vehicle weight ticket

Please note: Depending on your type of waste, you may incur a minimum charge plus VAT, for further information please call 01934 424242 where a member of our friendly team can advise you.

What types of material waste are available?

Here at Towens, customers can purchase materials from us on our weighbridge to get loaded up at our site to take away. These materials include:

  • 20mm/40mm scalpings- £33.00 per tonne.
  • Recycled type one- £30.00 per tonne.
  • 4mm lime sand (grit sand)- £40.00 per tonne.
  • Road plannings £22.00 per tonne.
  • Crushed concrete- £18.00 per tonne.
  • Screened top soil- £40.00 per tonne.
  • As dug top soil- £25.00 per tonne.

For further information please call 01934 424242 where a member of our friendly team can advise you.

Do you accept domestic seating waste?

Domestic seating waste is also known as POPS waste.

If you believe the content of your skip includes items with any part made of or containing leather, synthetic leather, other fabric or foam you MUST inform Towens on arrival.

You must segregate these items from other mixed wastes due to the likely presence of Persistent Organic Pollutants.

We will direct you where to tip those on site, in a dedicated bay or skip.

Some common examples of domestic seating waste include:

  • Sofas
  • Sofa beds
  • Armchairs
  • Kitchen and dining room chairs
  • Stools and foot stools
  • Home office chairs
  • Futons
  • Bean bags
  • Floor and sofa cushions

Do you accept waste that contains asbestos?

We cannot take in asbestos. Please do not attempt to tip asbestos waste at our site.

Do I need a waste carriers license to use your weighbridge services?

Yes, you will need a waste carriers license in order to use our weighbridge, waste management and recycling services.

What are the weighbridge opening times?

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 4pm

Friday: 8am- 3pm

Saturday – Sunday: Closed


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