Harpenden household waste recycling centre

Dark Lane (off Grove Road)
Harpenden
AL5 1QB

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Harpenden household waste recycling centre is now CLOSED

We open again today at 10am

Opening hours
Monday: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

We're open on all bank holidays except for Christmas, Boxing and New Year's Day.

Sites may close for up to 30 minutes for servicing


Bringing a van or trailer?
You'll need a van permit.

Business waste? We don't accept it, try our commercial waste service.

DIY or home improvement waste? We only accept a limited amount - check our restrictions or you may be turned away.

What can I recycle here?

Safety, privacy and assistance at our centres

Our guidance for visitors explains what you can expect from our centres and staff, and what we expect from you. Please stay safe and treat our staff with respect. Aggression towards our staff could lead to prosecution.

CCTV, number plate recognition and body worn video cameras – why we have them and what we do with the data.