Waste and Recycling

Somerley Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

Verwood Road,
Ringwood Forest
Somerley
BH24 3QE

Opening Times

  • 8am-7pm from 1 April to 30 September
  • 8am-4pm from 1 October to 28 February
  • 8am-5pm from 1 March to 31 March

Recycling centres are open seven days a week all year round, excluding 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Telephone number

  • 01202 828083

Directions

Approaching from Ringwood on Verwood Road, pass the Alderholt Road turning and continue for approx. 1 mile before taking the signed turning on the right.

Approaching from Verwood, continue along Verwood Road for approx 2 miles before taking the signed turning on the left.

Postcode:  BH24 3QE

What you can recycle

  • Animal waste (domestic animals only)
  • Batteries - car batteries
  • Batteries - disposable household batteries
  • Clothing
  • Electrical and electronic items
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Furniture
  • Garden waste (green waste only)
  • Gas bottles (propane and butane only)
  • Glass - bottles and jars
  • Garden waste
  • Lightbulbs (low energy type only)
  • Metal items
  • Newspapers, magazines and cardboard
  • Oil - engine oil
  • Paint
  • Plasterboard
  • Soil, rubble and DIY waste
  • Wood and timber

Accepted

  • Plasterboard (small amounts only)

Not accepted

  • Hazardous household waste - only accepted at 11 specially licensed HWRCs in Hampshire
  • Cement bonded asbestos (accepted at Andover, Basingstoke, Efford, Netley and Portsmouth)
  • Trade/business waste

Site restrictions

  • Animal waste - only two double-bagged bin liners will be accepted per household per day.
  • Paint - only five litres will be accepted per household per month.
  • Soil and rubble -  only the the equivalent of a medium-sized car boot full of waste (approximately the contents of six 30 litre bags) will be accepted per household per month.
 

Opening hours

8am-7pm from 1 April to 30 September

8am-4pm from 1 October to 28 February

8am-5pm from 1 March to 31 March

HWRCs are open seven days a week all year round, excluding 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Telephone number

01202 828083