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Melton Mowbray is one of 14 recycling and household waste sites in Leicestershire

  • Vehicles are allowed access to the site up to 5 minutes before closing time (at peaks times this may be increased)
  • All vehicles must be off-site by closing time
  • Pedestrian access is not permitted at this site
  • When this site is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Somerby is open. 

This site accepts:

Batteries  Low energy bulbs
Car batteries Mobile Phones
Cardboard  Non-recyclable household waste
Cartons Paper
Chipboard Plasterboard (Charges apply)
Clothes Plastic Bottles
Cooking oil Plastics
Flat Glass (Charges apply) Scrap metal
Fluorescent tubes Shoes
Foil Small appliances
Food tins and drink cans TV and monitors
Fridges and Freezers Used engine oil
Garden waste* White Goods (large domestic appliances)
Glass Wood
Hardcore and soil (Charges apply)  

*Please note: any branches or tree trunks must be smaller or cut down to less than 15cm wide and 1 metre in length.

This site does not accept the following:

  • Ammunition such as Second World War shells, explosive caps, and ammunition for guns and shotguns
  • Asbestos
  • Business waste
  • Chemicals
  • Construction wood such as railway sleepers, telegraph poles and wood treated with creosote
  • Paint
  • Tyres

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

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