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Blandford Recycling Centre

Information about Blandford recycling centre including opening times and how to find it.


Shaftesbury Lane
DT11 7EG

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Opening times

Time of yearOpening hours*
1 October to 31 March10am to 4pm daily
1 April to 30 September9am to 6pm daily


  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Years Day

What can I recycle at Blandford recycling centre?

Find out what you can recycle at Blandford recycling centre.

Charges for certain items

There are charges for bringing certain materials to Dorset Waste Partnership recycling centres.

Commercial waste

Commercial waste (rubbish and garden waste only) is accepted at this recycling centre on Saturday mornings only, until 12noon. Please contact W&S Recycling or speak with site staff to ascertain prices for disposal.

Book an asbestos disposal slot online

Asbestos must be:

  • double bagged
  • a maximum one-off deposit of up to three cement-bonded sheets of 1.8m x 1.2m (approx. 6ft x 4ft)
  • pre-booked and paid for online

before being delivered to this site.

Book an asbestos disposal slot

Van and trailer restrictions at recycling centres

Please note that van and trailer restrictions apply at our recycling centres.

Vans must have a valid permit or hire agreement for a maximum of 3 days.

Large trailers larger than 1.2 metres wide and 1.8 metres long cannot be used to take waste to our recycling centres.

Why not get your garden waste collected? 

Save yourself the trip to the recycling centre with our popular fortnightly garden waste collection.

Find out more

Do you need a bulky item collected? 

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

Book a collection

Contact us

The site is operated by our contractor, W&S Recycling.

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


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