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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

We are taking the necessary immediate and longer-term steps to support and protect residents, staff and partners. Our focus is on keeping critical services running, particularly those supporting vulnerable people.

Find out more about the support and guidance available, and any changes to our services.

Advice and support on Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

Mountsorrel is one of 14 recycling and household waste sites in Leicestershire. Site users must keep children and pets in cars at all times and be alert and aware of other vehicles and pedestrians on the site.

This site has reopened

You should only go to a site if your waste cannot be stored at home without causing a risk of injury, health or harm to a you or other members of your household. If you can temporarily store your waste in a way that does not pose a risk to yours or others safety or human health, then you must do so.

You must book an appointment if you need to visit this site.

  • 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
  • All waste legally deposited at this site becomes the property of the County Council

Accepted waste

Waste types will be restricted until further notice.

Currently we cannot accept any other waste types such as cardboard and scrap metal for recycling.  If you cannot store these items at home and bring them to the site they will have to be placed in the non-recyclable waste bin.

The type of waste we can currently accept are:

  • Garden waste
  • Wood and chipboard
  • Non-recyclable household waste e.g. black bags or items that don’t fit in your wheelie bin
  • Hardcore and soil (charges apply – card payments only, taken contactless on site)
  • Plasterboard (charges apply – card payments only, taken contactless on site)

Waste we cannot accept

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