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New phone number for Southwood Recycling Centre

Our Somerset Recycling site, Southwood Recycling Centre has a new phone number, which is 01749 830 889.

The phone is manned during office hours by our own Somerset Recycling experts. To learn more about Southwood Recycling centre please visit: or call 01749 830 889.

A few facts about our Somerset Recycling Centre:

  • Located at BA4 6LX
  • Open all day Monday – Friday and Saturday mornings
  • Licensed to accept all major waste types, including: general, construction, wood, plasterboard, inert spoil and plastics

A few benefits of our Somerset Recycling Centre:

  • Great prices
  • Low minimum charges
  • Automated weighbridge
  • Fast turnaround times

How to dispose of asbestos waste in Poole, Bournemouth and East Dorset

Businesses or individuals who are needing to dispose of asbestos waste in Bournemouth, Poole or East Dorset can use our fully licensed, asbestos disposal facility at Canford Recycling Centre.

To dispose of asbestos waste, businesses and individuals visiting Canford Recycling Centre must ensure the following items are adhered to;

  • All asbestos waste must be double wrapped in clear plastic. (Wrap must be 1000 gauge plastic)
  • If the weight of the asbestos waste is 500kg or above it must have a premises code.  Please call 01202 331560 if you unsure what a premises code is.
  • All asbestos waste must be pre-booked prior to tipping at Canford Recycling Centre. To book an asbestos load in please call 01202 331560.
  • All asbestos waste must be accompanied by a consignment note. Please call 01202 331560 is you unsure what a consignment note is.

Please note asbestos waste disposed of at Canford Recycling Centre must be manually offloaded on site. Therefore we strongly recommend sheets of asbestos are individually wrapped and sealed bags of asbestos weigh no more than 25kg each.

Need further help regarding how to dispose of asbestos waste?

To learn more about disposing asbestos waste at Canford Recycling centre please call: 01202 331560 or email:

Alternative Bournemouth Recycling Centre

Our Canford Recycling centre is the ideal alternative Bournemouth Recycling Centre.

Individuals and businesses choose our site instead of other Bournemouth Recycling Centres for many reasons, these include:

  • Great location that is close to Bournemouth, Poole and Wimborne town centres
  • Easy access from Magna Road near Bearcross.
  • Convenient opening hours: Mon – Fri 7am -5:30pm & Sat 7am – 12 noon (Open on Bank Holidays)
  • Licensed to accept multiple waste types including hazardous waste
  • Low minimum weight tipping charges
  • Hard standing surface throughout the site
  • On site sale and collection of primary and recycled Dorset aggregates (bagged and loose)

To learn more about Canford Recycling Centre and why it is an ideal alternative to other Bournemouth Recycling Centres (closer to the town centre) please call 01202 331560 or visit: Bournemouth Tip Alternative

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