Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips/dumps)

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You will only be able to take waste to Suffolk Recycling Centres if you have booked a slot. 

Book a Recycling Centre slot online

Please note we are unable to amend or cancel any bookings. To cancel or amend an existing booking please use the link in your email, or click here to go to the 'Modify booking' webpage. If you are unable to find your booking details or email, please email

The nearest Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) are:

  • Portmans Walk (off Sir Alf Ramsey Way), IP1 2DW; and
  • Foxhall, IP10 OHT.

They are run by Suffolk County Council and they accept household waste for recycling and disposal (subject to some restrictions).

Suffolk has 11 HWRCs in total. They open at the following times:

Site opening times

April - SeptemberOctober - March
Monday9am - 5pm9am - 4pm
Tuesday9am - 5pm9am - 4pm
Thursday9am - 5pm (open until 7pm May-August) 9am - 4pm
Friday9am - 5pm9am - 4pm
Saturday9am - 5pm9am - 4pm
Sunday/Bank Holidays9am - 5pm9am - 4pm

Sites are closed on 25, 26 December and 1 January.

The Suffolk Recycling website has full details of the Centres including their locations and what can be recycled.

Soil, plasterboard, hardcore and rubble

On 1st April 2016 Suffolk County Council introduced a charge for the disposal of soil and DIY waste such as hardcore, rubble and plasterboard.

View the Suffolk Recycling website for details.

Contact Details

Waste and Recycling,
Gipping House,
7 Whittle Road,
Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate,

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01473 432000