Wimborne Household Recycling Centre (Tip)

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


Wimborne Recycling Centre
Brook Road
BH21 2BH

Opening Times

9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm

Please note: All our household recycling centres are open on bank holidays (excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day). Opening times change on 01 October.

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

Yes please

No thank you

  • Asbestos (charges apply)
  • Cartons (soup, juices etc)
  • Glass (charges may apply for sheets/panels)
  • Paper containers with metal ends
  • 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 Council household 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 cannot be taken to this recycling centre. Three Dorset recycling centres are licensed to accept cement-bonded asbestos: Blandford, 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.

Check your hire vehicle is permitted on site.

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. 4ft x 6ft).

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

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