Boston recycling centre

Accepted waste types
  • Batteries
  • Books
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Cooking oil (maximum five litres per vehicle per visit)
  • Fluorescent tubes or light bulbs
  • Food tins and drinks cans
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles
  • Hardcore, rubble, soil and plasterboard (one small dustbin full per vehicle per day in total)
  • Household and garden chemicals (maximum five litres per vehicle per visit)
  • Mattresses
  • Mixed glass bottles and jars
  • Mixed textiles and clothes
  • Mobile phones
  • Paper
  • Plastics
  • Printer cartridges
  • Scrap metal
  • Small appliances
  • TVs and monitors
  • Used engine oil (maximum five litres per vehicle per visit)
  • Wood and timber
  • Excess general household waste

To check where to unload different waste before you arrive:

View the site map


Bittern Way
PE21 7RQ

Get directions

Opening times
Day of the week Opening times
Monday 8am to 4pm
Tuesday 8am to 4pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 8am to 4pm
Saturday 8am to 4pm
Sunday 8am to 4pm

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


You must have a permit to bring:

  • vans
  • 4x4s that are classed as light goods vehicles
  • large trailers up to 12ft x 6ft x 1.5ft (no greedy boards or caged sides)

All permits registered when the booking system was in place are still valid.

Apply for a recycling centre permit