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Wood recycling at Commercial Recycling

Wood recycling in Dorset & Somerset

Commercial Recycling provide wood recycling facilities at their disposal centres in Evercreech (near Shepton Mallet) and in Wimborne (near Bournemouth).

Businesses and individuals can drop off their wood waste at either of the centres Monday and Friday between 07:30 – 17:00. People using our Wimborne recycling centre can also dispose of their waste wood on Saturday mornings up until 11:45am.

Accepted wood types

Commercial Recycling can accept A, B and C grade wood waste. Types of wood that are commonly dispose of at our centres include:

  • Pallets
  • Joinery off cuts
  • Crates
  • Floorboards
  • Roofing timber
  • Chipboard
  • Fencing panels
  • Decking
  • Door and window frames

Wood waste tipping charges

To ensure our customers receive an affordable wood disposal service we have a low minimum weight charge of just 0.25 tonne.

Presently businesses and individuals can tip wood with Commercial Recycling for as little as £21.25+VAT.

Please note disposal charges are subject to change without prior notice. To check current rates please call 01202 331560 or email

How wood waste can be recycled and reused

Wood waste is recycled in various ways by a number of specialist organisations. The different processes used by these recyclers enable a range products to be created.

Common items created from wood waste include:

  • Chippings / pathways
  • Composts
  • Biomass fuel
  • Chipboard
  • Animal bedding

Learn more about wood recycling

For more information on wood recycling at Commercial Recycling please contact our friendly operations team on 01202 331560 or

Wood Recycling

Site improvements at our Somerset Waste Recycling Centre

Somerset waste recycling centre

Southwood site improvements

Our Somerset waste recycling centre is currently going through an extensive program of improvements, which will result in the site becoming a quicker and easier disposal facility for its customers.

Key changes at our Southwood waste recycling centre include:

  • New awareness and directional signage
  • New automated weighbridge
  • Improved site amenities, offices and meeting rooms
  • Improved landscaping
  • Commencement of the closure of the landfill

Southwod waste recycling centre will remain open throughout

Whilst the improvements are carried out onsite the facility will remain fully open throughout (opening hours are Monday – Friday 07:30 – 17:00).

To learn more about our Somerset recycling facility please visit our Southwood webpage or call the site directly on 01749 830889.

Alternatively please pop in at:

Southwood Waste Recycling Centre
Shepton Mallet

Avon Material Supplies donate to Mission Christmas Appeal

Mission Christmas Appeal, Avon Material Supplies

Friends of Commercial Recycling, Avon Material Supplies have donated £200 of toys to Wave 105 in support of their 2015 Mission Christmas Appeal.

The Mission Christmas Appeal helps disadvantaged local children in the Wave region to have a memorable Christmas morning.

All of the donated gifts are sorted into age groups, wrapped and distributed to underprivileged children in the Hampshire and Dorset areas. All this work is carried out by volunteers.

For more information please visit:

Somerset waste recycling – Christmas Opening Hours

Somerset waste recycling centre Christmas opening hoursSomerset waste recycling – 2015 Christmas Opening Hours

Our Somerset Waste Recycling centre in Evercreech near Shepton Mallet will be opening as follows during the Christmas period.

Somerset waste recycling centre

Date Opening hours
22.12.2015 07:30 – 17:00
23.12.2015 07:30 – 17:00
Christmas Eve 07:30 – 17:00
Christmas Day Closed
26.12.2015 Closed
27.12.2015 Closed
28.12.2015 Closed
29.12.2015 Closed
30.12.2015 Closed
31.12.2015 Closed
New Years Day Closed
02.01.2016 Closed
03.12.2016 Closed
04.12.2016 07:30 – 17:00


For information on the opening hours of other recycling centres Commercial Recycling operate please download our Christmas opening hours information sheet.

Contact Somerset waste recycling centre

To contact our Southwood site or for further information please call 01749 830889 or visit Southwood recycling centre webpage.

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