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Wimborne Household Recycling Centre (Tip)

Information about Wimborne Household Recycling Centre (Tip) including opening times and how to find it.

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Christmas closures

This recycling centre is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Address

Wimborne Recycling Centre
Brook Road
Wimborne
Dorset
BH21 2BH

Opening Times

Monday: 10am - 4pm
Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Please note: opening times change on 1 April.

What can I take to the Wimborne Household Recycling Centre (Tip)?

Yes please

  • Aerosols
  • Aluminium
  • Batteries
  • Bedding
  • Books
  • Cans
  • Car Batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Christmas Trees (real)
  • Christmas Trees (fake)
  • Household and Garden Chemicals Labelled (maximum 5 litres of each chemical type)
  • Cooking Oil
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Engine Oil
  • Fire Extinguishers (charges apply)
  • Foil
  • Fridges and Freezers
  • Furniture
  • Garden Waste
  • Gas Bottles (charges apply)
  • Hardcore (charges apply)
  • Lightbulbs
  • Mattresses
  • Mobile Phones
  • Paper
  • Paint
  • Plasterboard (charges apply)
  • Rubble (charges apply)
  • Scrap Metal
  • Soil (charges apply)
  • Textiles
  • Tyres (charges apply)
  • Wallpaper
  • Wood
  • Cartons
  • Paper cups
  • Small electrical items
  • Food waste

No thank you

  • Asbestos (charges apply)
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Plastic Bottles

Please note there is no facility for recycling of glass bottles and jars or plastic bottles at Wimborne recycling centre due to lack of space on site.

Charges for certain items

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

Commercial waste

Commercial waste is not accepted at this recycling centre at any time. Commercial waste can only be taken to our recycling centres in Swanage, Sherborne, Bridport and Blandford, with restrictions.

Asbestos

Asbestos cannot be taken to this recycling centre. Four Dorset recycling centres are licensed to accept cement-bonded asbestos: Blandford, Christchurch, Wareham and Weymouth.

Maximum one-off deposit of up to three cement-bonded sheets of 1.8m x 1.2m (approx. 6ft x 4ft). 

Asbestos must be pre-booked before being delivered onto site.

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 a hire agreement of a maximum of 3 days.

Vehicles that don't require a permit can use a trailer, but the maximum trailer size is 1.2 metres wide and 1.8 metres long (approx. 6ft x 4ft).

Vehicles that require a permit and are towing a trailer are not allowed to access our recycling centres.

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