Full details on waste and recycling services across the Borough of Poole can be found in the information booklet in the related documents on the right.
As a minimum all PHP residents should have access to the following at their address:
- A Blue bin for household waste that can be recycled. Paper, plastic bottles, plastic food packaging, cardboard, food and drinks cartons, cans and glass can all be recycled using the blue bin.
- A Black bin for waste that cannot be recycled or composted.
Bulky waste disposal
Households can dispose of bulky items free of charge at the Household Waste Recycling Centre, 92-98 Nuffield Road, Poole, BH17 0RS. You will need to bring your Council Tax bill or other recent proof of Poole residency with you every time you visit the site.
Opening times and further details can be found here
The following list sets out the type of waste you can take to the tip.
If you are unable to transport items to the tip yourself you can contact Dorset Reclaim who, for a charge, will take away your bulky household waste. If you require these items to be collected from your property, please contact the Poole branch of Dorset Reclaim directly on 01202 679350.
Please note they are unable to collect and dispose of:
- Commercial Refrigeration
The opening hours of Dorset Reclaim are Monday – Thursday 9:30am - 4:30pm, Friday 9:30 - 4:00pm.
Illegal dumping of waste and fly tip
Illegal fly tip causes nuisance and annoyance to other residents in the locality. Fly tip refers to waste that is disposed of inappropriately which can include:
leaving large household items such as old sofas and fridges in bin areas or areas near your property,
placing black bin bags on balconies and landings and not placing them in bins provided for that purpose;
To dispose of rubbish inappropriately is a breach of your Tenancy Agreement and if PHP have any evidence of such a breach we are likely to recharge you the costs associated with putting right this right. Please note that PHP may choose to commence Court proceedings in the event that this charge remains unpaid.
You can report incidences of illegal fly tip online to the Borough of Poole by clicking here or by contacting PHP on 0800 6523900
If you require any further information or have any queries regarding waste and recycling please contact the Estates Team on 01202 264423