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Disposal of Hazardous Waste

Complete disposal service for hazardous and difficult wastes
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Our Hazardous Waste Disposal Facility at Canford Recycling Centre, Magna Road, Wimborne is able to process a wide range of hazardous waste streams at competitive prices.

What is hazardous waste?

Some types of waste are harmful to human health, or to the environment, either immediately or over an extended period of time. These are called hazardous wastes. (Environment Agency Definition – source:

Wastes will fall into one of three categories, those that are:

Hazardous waste disposal through Commercial Recycling

All Hazardous waste taken to Canford Recycling Centre site must be pre-booked prior to tipping at Canford Recycling Centre. To book please call: 01202 331560 or email:

Commercial Recycling are able to arrange a collection service for businesses that are unable to deliver their Hazardous Waste to Canford Recycling Centre.

To learn more about the hazardous waste removal service we can arrange please call: 01202 331560 or email:

Hazardous waste disposal box service

For those who produce regular but smaller amounts of hazardous waste, we can provide a hazardous waste box collection and disposal service. Our boxes have a 60L capacity, and can hold a number of different types of hazardous waste. For more information on the types of waste that our hazardous waste boxes can safely store, click here>>.

Simply call us to place your order, and you can either pick up your box from our recycling centre in Wimborne, or we can deliver it to you for free. Then, fill your box with the hazardous waste that needs disposal, and call us on 01202 331560 when it is ready for collection. 

What happens to hazardous waste at our Canford site?

When wastes that are hazardous arrive at our specialised site all the relevant paper work is completed and the waste is then transported and stored securely to eliminate any adverse effects on the environment.

Common types of hazardous wastes we can accept?

The wide range of hazardous wastes Commercial Recycling can accept includes:

We can also accept ‘difficult wastes’

The most common types of ‘difficult wastes’ regularly tipped at Commercial Recycling include:

Booking our hazardous waste disposal service

For enquiries relating to hazardous wastes please call our Environmental Coordinator on 01202 331560 and she will be happy to help you with your enquiry.

Commercial Recycling can help with all the legalities and compliance that comes with handling hazardous waste from registering your premises with the Environment Agency to completing the relevant paperwork to ensure your waste is handled in the correct way.

All hazardous waste must be pre-booked. To book in please call: 01202 331560 or email:

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