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Mountsorrel is one of 14 recycling and household waste sites in Leicestershire


Site closed until further notice

Update 20/09/2016 - Due to severe criminal damage to all the compactor machines over the weekend of 10 and 11 September it has not been possible to reopen. We are currently trying to source replacement parts and so unfortunately the site will remain closed until Thursday 29 September at the earliest. 

The County Council apologises for the inconvenience this will cause.  

Extra resources are being deployed at Shepshed (CLOSED Tuesdays and Wednesdays) and Loughborough (CLOSED Thursdays and Fridays) to manage the expected increase in waste and visitor numbers at these sites.

Permits which are valid at Mountsorrel will be accepted at Loughborough and Shepshed.

Permits for the disposal of asbestos are being accepted only at the Coalville site (CLOSED Thursdays and Fridays).

Vehicles are allowed access to the site up to 5 minutes before closing time and all vehicles must be off-site by closing time.

This site recycles:

  • Asbestos (Charges apply)(Permit needed)
  • Batteries
  • Car batteries 
  • Cardboard 
  • Cartons 
  • Chipboard 
  • Clothes 
  • Cooking oil
  • Flat Glass (Charges apply)
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Foil
  • Food tins and drink cans
  • Fridges and Freezers
  • Garden waste
  • Glass
  • Household waste
  • Low energy bulbs
  • Mobile Phones
  • Paper
  • Plasterboard (Charges apply)
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Plastics
  • Scrap metal
  • Shoes
  • Small appliances
  • Tapes and discs
  • TV and monitors
  • Used engine oil
  • White Goods
  • Wood

This site does not accept the following:

For more information see How do I dispose of...  

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