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Details of the service we offer

Get more information about the service we can offer you, including bin types and sizes.

NOTE: Some commercial collections may differ over the festive period. If you have not received a letter from us by Friday 8 December, please assume your regular service is unchanged. Please ensure your waste is out by 6am on your collection day as normal.

 

We offer flexible and reliable collections of general waste and recycling (mixed paper, cardboard, tins & cans, plastic bottles, plastic pots, tubs and trays) that can be adapted to fit your business needs. We can provide the following container sizes for the collection of general waste and mixed recycling.  

Rubbish and recycling collections

Container sizesDimensionsApprox. capacity
1100L    1.4m x 1.38m x 1.08m12-15 black bags
770L    1.4m x 1.3m x 0.8m8-10 black bags
360L    1.25m x 0.59m x 0.88m4-5 black bags
240L    1.07m x 0.55m x 0.73m3-4 black bags

        
Tight on space? The Dorset Waste Partnership offers sacks for rubbish and recycling to reduce the space required for bins. For more information please contact us to discuss.

Glass collections

We offer a fortnightly collection for glass bottles and jars to all areas of Dorset. We can provide the following container sizes for the collection of glass.

 

Container size Dimensions
240L wheeled bin1.07m x 0.55m x 0.73m
140L wheeled bin1.07m x 0.55m x 0.48m
40L reusable box0.35m x 0.6m x 0.4m

   
All of the glass we collect in Dorset is reprocessed in the UK and made back into more glass containers for the food packaging industry.

Food Waste collections

We offer a weekly collection of food waste from all areas of Dorset. We have a variety of bin and container sizes depending on the volume of food waste generated. The containers we offer are:

 

Container sizeDimensions
140L wheeled bin1.07m x 0.55m x 0.48m
23L container0.35m x 0.4m x 0.4m

    
All of the food waste we collect in Dorset is sent to an Anaerobic Digester facility in Dorset, where it is converted into a soil improver and also creates electricity, which is fed back into the national grid.

Are you running an event or having an end of year clear-out?

If so, the Dorset Waste Partnership can help you!

The Dorset Waste Partnership provides waste, recycling and cleansing services for events all around the county. We can provide a tailored waste management service to ensure your events are kept clean, tidy and litter free.

For more information or to request a quote please contact us.

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