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Shaftesbury Household Recycling Centre

Information about Shaftesbury Household Recycling Centre including opening times and how to find it.


IMPORTANT: From 1 September, charges are being introduced for certain items at our household recycling centres.  Find out more.

Opening times

Time of yearOpening hours
1 April to 30 September9am to 6pm, Monday to Sunday
1 October to 31 March10am to 4pm, Monday to Sunday


  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Years Day

What can I recycle at Shaftesbury Household Recycling Centre?

Find out what you can recycle at Shaftesbury household recycling centre.

Garden waste collection

Save yourself the trip to the household recycling centre with our popular fortnightly garden waste collection: apply online for fortnightly garden waste collection.

Bulky waste collection

If you have larger items such as a fridge, old sofa or bed and do not have suitable transport to take it to the household recycling centre, you can request a bulky waste collection.

Contact us

The site is operated by our contractor, W+S Recycling (opens in a new window).

For any general enquiries, please contact the Dorset Waste Partnership.

View a map of Shaftesbury Recycling Centre


Wincombe Business Park
Warminster Road

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