Household recycling centres in Dorset
Need to dispose of waste? Find your nearest household recycling centre in Dorset and see opening times.
What can I take to household recycling centres?
There are 11 household recycling centres managed by the Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) where residents can recycle a range of household and garden waste. See a list of materials you can take to household recycling centres in Dorset.
Garden waste at household recycling centres
You can take household garden waste to a household recycling centre for free. Garden waste is taken to be composted.
If you cannot or do not want to travel to the household recycling centre, we also provide a garden waste collection service in some areas for an annual fee.
Bulky waste collections
If you want to dispose of a bulky item, such as an old mattress, sofa, washing machine or fridge, and you cannot take it to a household recycling centre, you can request a bulky waste collection for a small fee.
Local furniture reuse groups in Dorset may be able to collect unwanted furniture and electrical items for free.
Where is my nearest household recycling centre?
You can use our My Local service to find your nearest centre or use the below interactive map.
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List of household recycling centres in Dorset
Find details of the 11 household recycling centres in Dorset, including the address and opening times for each.
Bournemouth and Poole household recycling centres
Residents in some parts of Dorset can use household recycling centres in Bournemouth and Poole. Restrictions apply.
Asbestos at household recycling centres
There are four household recycling centres in Dorset where you can safely dispose of cement-bonded asbestos:
- Blandford household recycling centre
- Christchurch household recycling centre
- Wareham household recycling centre
- Weymouth household recycling centre
Commercial vehicle restrictions at household recycling centres
Please note that commercial vehicle and waste restrictions apply at our household recycling centres.
Customer service charter and site regulations
Mini household recycling centres (bring banks)
See details of all mini recycling centres in Dorset, along with details of the materials that can be recycled at each centre.