Harpenden Dump Hours

10 AM–6 PM

Harpenden recycling centre


Harpenden Dump Hours: Everything You Need to Know

Harpenden Recycling Centre is a facility provided for householders to deposit and recycle household rubbish. It’s important to check the opening times before setting off to the site.

Harpenden Dump Opening Hours

The Harpenden Dump (Harpenden Recycling Centre) is open during the following hours:

Monday: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 6 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 6 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm

The Harpenden Dump is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.

What You Can Bring to the Harpenden Dump

The Harpenden Dump accepts a wide range of household waste and recyclables, including:

  • Wood
  • Mixed recycling
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Scrap metal
  • Rigid plastics
  • Garden waste
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Paper
  • Plasterboard
  • Cardboard
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Non-recyclables/Rubbish
  • Textiles
  • Household batteries
  • Large domestic appliances

For a full list of what you can and cannot recycle, please visit the Hertfordshire County Council website.

How to Get to the Harpenden Dump

The Harpenden Dump is located at Dark Lane (off Grove Road), Harpenden, AL5 1QB.

To get to the Harpenden Dump by car, take the A1081 towards Harpenden. Turn left onto Grove Road and then left again onto Dark Lane. The Harpenden Dump will be on your right.

Tips for Visiting the Harpenden Dump

Here are a few tips for visiting the Harpenden Dump:

  • Try to avoid visiting during peak hours (weekends and bank holidays).
  • Pre-sort your waste to save time when you get to the dump.
  • Bring proof of address (e.g., driving license, Council Tax bill, Hertfordshire bus pass, or utility bill).
  • Be prepared to queue, especially during peak hours.
  • Follow the instructions of the site staff.

Other Recycling Options in Harpenden

In addition to the Harpenden Dump, there are a number of other recycling options available in Harpenden, including:

  • Harpenden Reuse Shop: This shop sells a variety of donated items, including furniture, clothing, and books.
  • Harpenden Community Recycling Centre: This center accepts a variety of recyclable materials, including paper, plastic, and glass.
  • Harpenden Food Waste Collection Service: This service collects food waste from households in Harpenden.

For more information on recycling in Harpenden, please visit the Hertfordshire County Council website.

10 AM–6 PM

Harpenden Recycling Centre


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