Discover our disposal facilities in Dorset & Somerset | AMS

We’ve Acquired Commercial Recycling (Southern) Ltd – Enhancing Waste Management and Recycling in Dorset and Somerset.

In May 2024, Avon Material Supplies (AMS) acquired the operations of Commercial Recycling (Southern) Limited (CRL), including four waste disposal sites in Dorset and Somerset.

This expansion will greatly benefit our customers, as it allows us to maximise the recovery of the waste we collect. The addition of these new sites to AMS brings a host of advantages designed to enhance our customers’ experience. Key benefits of our disposal facilities include:

  • Accommodating vehicles of all sizes
  • Supportive staff committed to assisting customers
  • Access to bagged and loose construction materials on-site (available only at Canford and Southwood Recycling Centres)
  • Capability to dispose of a range of wastes, both hazardous and non-hazardous (available only at Canford and Southwood Recycling Centres)
  • Swift turnaround times

Also, as with all the services we provide to individuals, businesses, and contractors in Dorset and Somerset, we’re committed to ensuring affordability. This is why we offer low minimum weight charges and competitive pricing at all sites. Additionally, for convenience, customers can pay using cash, card, or an approved credit account. If you are interested in opening a credit account, you can easily do so by reaching out to

Plant machinery at Canford Recycling Centre

Our disposal facilities in Dorset and Somerset

Canford Recycling Centre in Wimborne

A fully-equipped trade waste recycling site with automated weighbridge services, hard-surfacing throughout, and dedicated tipping areas for different hazardous and non-hazardous wastes. Additionally, it is conveniently situated next to the Canford Inert Facility for inert tipping and the collection of various aggregates and concrete mixes.

  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 to 17:30 Sat: 07:00 to 12:00.
  • Address: Canford Recycling Centre, Arena Way, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3BW.
  • Waste types accepted: Various types of hazardous & non-hazardous and inert wastes.
Van tipping waste at Canford Recycling Centre, Wimborne

Canford Inert Facility in Wimborne

Specialist facility for the disposal of inert waste. Tipped waste is transformed into quality recycled aggregates using various specialist screening, crushing, and washing equipment at our aggregate processing plant. Construction aggregates, soils, sands and ready-mixed concrete can also be collected on-site.

  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am to 5:30pm & Saturday mornings.
  • Address: Canford Recycling Centre, Arena Way, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3BW.
  • Waste types accepted: Various inert wastes.
Canford inert facility, Wimborne, Dorset

Somerset Recycling Centre near Shepton Mallet

Our Somerset trade waste recycling facility offers the same high-quality tipping services as Canford Recycling Centre. It features automated weighbridge services, hard surfaces, and dedicated tipping zones for various hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.

  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am to 5:00pm
  • Address: Southwood Trade Waste Recycling Centre, Evercreech, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6LX.
  • Waste types accepted: Various types of hazardous, non-hazardous and inert wastes.
Southwood waste disposal and recycling centre

High Post Golf Club Inert Facility

This temporary inert tipping facility is one of our current land transformation projects and offers businesses a convenient place to dispose of inert waste close to Salisbury.

  • Opening hours: Monday – Friday 07:30 am – 5:00 pm.
  • Address: High Post Golf Club Great Durnford, Salisbury. SP4 6AT.
  • Waste types accepted: Various inert wastes.
Inert disposal facility at High Post golf club

Additionally, you’ll enjoy the benefits of having your own account manager and direct access to accounts and transport, ensuring that all your needs and concerns are addressed promptly and efficiently.

Committed to our customers

At AMS, we are committed to providing our customers with more than just a service – we offer solutions. The acquisition of CRL represents a significant step forward in our mission to offer comprehensive, affordable, and environmentally-friendly waste management and recycling services.

For more information about how these new facilities can help with your project needs, please reach out to us. 

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Delivery Zone 1

  • BH1 – Bournemouth Town Centre, Springbourne, East Cliff, Boscombe
  • BH2 – Bournemouth Centre, West Cliff
  • BH3 – Talbot Woods, Winton
  • BH4 – Westbourne, Branksome Woods
  • BH5 – Boscombe, Pokesdown
  • BH7 – Littledown, Iford
  • BH8 – Malmesbury Park, Queens Park, Strouden Park, Townsend, Holdenhurst, Throop
  • BH9 – Winton, Moordown, Throop, Muscliff
  • BH10 – Kinson, Northbourne, Redhill, Ensbury Park, Wallisdown
  • BH11 – Kinson, Bear Cross, West Howe, Wallisdown
  • BH12 – Branksome, Alderney, Upper Parkstone, Wallisdown, Newtown
  • BH13 – Canford Cliffs, Sandbanks, Branksome Park
  • BH14 – Lower Parkstone, Lilliput, Penn Hill
  • BH15 – Poole Town Centre, Hamworthy, Oakdale
  • BH16 – Upton, Turlin Moor, Lytchett Minster, Lytchett Matravers
  • BH17 – Canford Heath, Creekmoor
  • BH18 – Broadstone
  • BH21 – South only
  • BH22 – Ferndown, West Moors, West Parley

Delivery Zone 2

  • BH6 – Southbourne, Tuckton, Wick
  • BH20 – Wareham, Wool, Bere Regis
  • BH21 – North Only – please contact us for further details
  • BH23 – Christchurch, Mudeford, Highcliffe
  • BH24 – Ringwood, St Leonards, Ashley Heath
  • BH31 – Verwood, Three Legged Cross