Lount Recycling And Household Waste Site

Lount Recycling And Household Waste Site

Lount tip is owned and operated by Leicestershire county council, Lount Recycling Centre allows you to dispose of the following items here:


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


The site will not except:


  • Ammunition such as Second World War shells
  • Explosive caps, Ammunition for guns and shotguns
  • Business waste, Chemicals, Clinical waste/needles/sharps
  • Construction wood such as railway sleepers
  • Telegraph poles and wood treated with creosote
  • Tyres


For site charges visit: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/waste-and-recycling/waste-disposal-charges-and-terms

Need a permit visit: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/popular-now/apply-for-a-waste-permit

This site is open on all bank holidays, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


  • Nottingham Road, Lount, LE65 1SD
  • 0116 305 0001
  • No Email
  • https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/waste-and-recycling/find-a-recycling-and-household-waste-site/lount-recycling-and-household-waste-site

Opening hours

  • Monday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Tuesday:
  • Wednesday:
  • Thurstday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Friday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Saturday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Sunday:
    9am - 4pm


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