Household Recycling Centre

This site operates for members of the public to dispose of their household waste, so that as much as possible can be recycled.

Business waste is not accepted at this site. If you want to dispose of business waste please visit our business waste page.

Waste is accepted at the site manager's discretion. If you want to find out more about the types and quantities of waste that we accept, information is available in our Waste Disposal Policy

If you are using a van or trailer to dispose of your waste you will need to apply for a permit.

Opening Times

Where
Household Recycling Centre,
Welland Road,
Dogsthorpe,
Peterborough
PE1 3TD
From 1 April to 30 September
8am to 6pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
8am to 8pm Monday and Thursday
From 1 October to 31 March
8am to 4pm everyday
Special dates
Open on bank holidays until 4pm - site is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, the site closes from 12noon.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated closing times to avoid refusal to the site.

Bad weather

Sometimes the Household Recycling Centre may have to close at short notice due to bad weather conditions which can cause slippery surfaces and affect operations preventing safe access. These occasions will be announced on our homepage.

If in doubt, please telephone 01733 747474 for up to date information on the recycling centre, or save your visit for another day.

Acceptable recycling

Disposing of other items

White goods in working order can be taken to our WEEE Reuse facility where they will be redistributed to charities and low income families.

If you are looking to dispose of furniture in a reasonable condition, please consider passing these items on to a local charity, such as:

  • Salvation Army 01733 348777 or 553388
  • Sue Ryder Care 01733 235430
  • CareZone 01733 575083