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Waste and recycling

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Find out about waste permits, recycling and where to take rubbish.

Rubbish bin collections are covered by your district council.

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Waste site updates

Check our website for your intended waste site before setting off, for the latest information. We're continuing to experience high demand, particularly from 11am to 4pm.

Upcoming changes to 2021 opening hours:

Until 30 September: current opening hours 9am to 6pm remain
1-31 October: 9am to 5pm
1 November to 31 March 2022: 9am to 4pm

Shepshed and Somerby waste sites are closed until further notice. Bottesford waste site will remain closed for essential maintenance work, starting mid-September to last around 12 weeks. The Whetstone waste site is open Thursday to Monday (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays).

Kibworth site is due to close on Monday 1 November for redevelopment work.

We’re doing everything we can to recruit operatives and HGV drivers. If you are interested in these roles and want to join a friendly team, please apply here.

We apologise for any inconvenience or delays this may cause and thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


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