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Sherborne Recycling Centre

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


West Mill Lane

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Opening times

NOTE: Sherborne Household Recycling Centre will be closed on Wednesday 28 February and Thursday 1 March for scheduled deep cleaning treatment.


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 Year's Day

What can I recycle at Sherborne Recycling Centre?

Find out what you can recycle at Sherborne 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.


Asbestos cannot be taken to this recycling centre. Four Dorset recycling centres are licensed to accept cement-bonded asbestosBlandfordChristchurchWareham 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 double bagged, pre-booked and paid for online before being delivered onto 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 a hire agreement of a maximum of 3 days.

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

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 request a bulky waste collection.

Why not get your garden waste collected? 

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