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Services in Christchurch

Commercial weighbridges

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have temporarily stopped our commercial waste service across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

See further information about changes to services.


You can take business waste and recyclables to our commercial weighbridges at:

  • Millhams Community Recycling Centre, Ringwood Rd, Bournemouth BH11 9LQ  

  • Nuffield Road, BH17 0RS (next to the household waste recycling centre).  

There is a 3.5 tonne unladen vehicle limit at both sites. 

We take: 

  • general waste 

  • green waste 

  • mattresses 

  • metal

  • recyclables (such as cardboard) 

  • rubble 

  • soil 

  • wood 

We don't take: 

  • asbestos 

  • air conditioning units 

  • batteries 

  • chemicals 

  • commercial fridge/freezers

  • fluorescent tube lights

  • paint 

  • tarmac 

  • gas bottles 

  • oil

  • plasterboard 

  • televisions 

  • raw food 

  • tyres 

Charges 

Waste is charged from a minimum up to 100kg fee and then banded in 100kg increments to give you a cost effective solution for small amounts of waste. Prices are reviewed annually. 

These prices are valid from 8th April 2019 and no VAT is charged on this service. 

The charges are: 

  • general mixed waste: £165 per tonne, £16.50 per 100kg 

  • wood: £90 per tonne, £9 per 100kg 

  • green waste: £72 per tonne, £7.20 per 100kg 

  • soil/rubble: £25 per tonne, £2.50 per 100kg 

  • recyclables: £145 per tonne, £14.50 per 100kg 

  • mattresses: £8.50 per mattress plus general mixed waste charge 

We only accept payment by credit or debit card (except American Express) at the time of disposal, there are no cash transactions or account facilities available. 

The tariff of charges will be on display at the weighbridge. 

Opening hours 

We are open (excluding Bank Holidays in England & Wales): 

  • Monday to Friday, 2pm to 5pm (from 1 April to 30 September) 

  • Monday to Friday, 2pm to 4pm (from 1 October to 31 March) 

Last entry is 15 minutes prior to closing. 

Documentation 

You will need two documents: 

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