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Somerby 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 Thursdays and Fridays, Melton Mowbray is open.  

This site accepts:

Batteries Low energy bulbs
Car batteriesMattresses
CardboardMobile Phones
Cartons Non-recyclable household waste
ClothesPlasterboard (Charges apply)
Cooking oilPlastic Bottles
Flat Glass (Charges apply)Plastics
Fluorescent tubesScrap metal
Food tins and drink cansSmall appliances
Fridges and FreezersTV and monitors
Garden waste*Used engine oil
GlassWhite Goods (large domestic appliances)
Hardcore and soil (Charges apply)Wood

*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:

  • 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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