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Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire County Council (LCC) run the fourteen Recycling & Household Waste Sites across the county and are in charge of waste treatment and disposal.

Kerbside recycling and waste services are run by district and borough councils. To find out more about the kerbside services where you live, click on your district using the links to the left. If unsure about the authority you fall under, use our interactive map on the Home page.

LCC is a member of the Leicestershire Waste Partnership.

Recycling & Household Waste Sites (RHWS)

Residents of Leicestershire are able to use any of the fourteen RHWS in the county. Commonly known as 'the tip' or as a 'CA Site', the RHWS provide residents with somewhere to take unwanted waste to be recycled, composted or disposed.


RHWS opening times



See the table below for winter opening days (as of October 1st)


IMPORTANT ALERT: In addition to the usual Tuesday and Wednesday winter closures, Lutterworth Waste Site will also be closed on Thursday 9th October for essential maintenance. Do not attempt to gain access to the site on this day, as you will be turned away. For more information, please click here.


Site Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Barwell       Closed Closed    
Bottesford       Closed Closed    
Coalville       Closed Closed    
Kibworth   Closed Closed        
Loughborough       Closed Closed    
Lount   Closed Closed        
Lutterworth   Closed Closed        
Market Harborough       Closed Closed    
Melton   Closed Closed        
Mountsorrel   Closed Closed        
Oadby       Closed Closed    
Shepshed   Closed Closed        
Somerby       Closed Closed    
Whetstone   Closed Closed        


Where to find them

The table below lists the sites and their address. If you need any further information, such as the materials recycled at each site and the opening hours, please click on the appropriate link below, or click here to see a map view (links will take you to the County Council website).

Site Address
Barwell Stapleton Lane, Barwell, Leics. LE9 8HE
Bottesford Normanton Lane, Bottesford, Leics. NG13 0EL
Coalville Linden Way, LE67 3JY
Kibworth Harborough Road (A6), Kibworth, Leics. LE8 0RB
Loughborough Railway Terrace, Loughborough, Leics. LE11 1HW
Lount Nottingham Road (A453), Lount, Leics. LE65 1SD
Lutterworth Moorbarns Lane, LE17 4JD
Market Harborough Riverside Industrial Estate, Market Harborough, Leics. LE16 7PT
Melton Mowbray Lake Terrace, Melton Mowbray, Leics. LE13 0BZ
Mountsorrel Granite Way, Mountsorrel, Leics, LE12 7TZ
Oadby Wigston Road, Oadby, Leicester, Leics. LE2 5JE
Shepshed Hathern Road, Shepshed, Leics. LE12 9RP
Somerby Knossington Road, LE14 2QP
Whetstone Enderby Road, Whetstone, Leicester, Leics. LE8 6HZ

Waste Treatment

Leicestershire already recycles and composts over half of its household waste, and has even higher targets. However, there will always be a small amount left over which needs to be dealt with. Visit our treatment page for more information.

Contact Us

If you would like to contact the County Council, please use the details below:

Logo of Leicestershire County Council

Customer Service Centre
Waste Management
Leicestershire County Council
County Hall
Glenfield
Leicester
LE3 8ST

Email: customerservices@leics.gov.uk
Phone: 0116 305 0001
Fax: 0116 305 0006
Minicom: 0116 305 0007
Leicestershire County Council website