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Lount Waste Site

photo showing the redeveloped Lount RHWS

Nottingham Road (A453), Lount, Leics. LE65 1SD
Winter opening times
October 1st to March 31st
Open five days a week  (Please see the Recycling & Household Waste Sites page for details of which days this site is closed)
9.00am to 4.00pm (Last entry 5 minutes before closing)
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Summer opening times
April 1st  to September 30th
Open seven days a week
9.00am to 7.00pm (Last entry 5 minutes before closing)
This site will be closed every Tuesday & Wednesday during the winter months, with the exception of 23rd and 24th December 2014 when the site wil be open.
Please be aware that vehicles are allowed access to the site up to 5 minutes before closing time and all vehicles must be off-site by closing time.
Vans, commercial type vehicles (including pickup trucks) and trailers over 4’-6” are restricted on the sites. Drivers of these vehicles require a permit before visiting the site.
This CA site is easily accessed from the north or south of the site via the A42 or A511.
From the A42 head towards Ashby de la Zouch.  At the roundabout take the turning for A511 and shortly after take a right turn towards Lount along Nottingham Road (B587).  The site is approximately 1 mile away on the right.
If approaching from the A511 head towards Ashby de la Zouch.  At the A42/A512 Ashby Road roundabout take the turn for Lount along Nottingham Road (B587) and the site is about 1 mile away on the right.
Location map for Lount RHWS

This site recycles:

plastic bottles plastics scrap metal food and drink tins and cans aluminium foil clothes and textiles shoes garden waste cardboard paper glass bottles and jars household batteries fridges & freezers fluorescent tubes low energy bulb mobile phones small electrical applicances white goods tvs & monitors car batteries engine oil chipboard wood cooking oil food and drink cartons plasterboard spectacles icon
Ever wondered what happens to your waste and recycling?  Click on any image to find out.
Did you know that all types of household electrical items can be recycled?  Find out more information at  This site features all you need to know about recycling electrical items, including which retailers are taking part in the "take back" scheme.
Aluminium and steel food and drink cans can be deposited in the scrap metal container for recycling
We also accept pre-sorted household waste that contains no materials that can be recycled.  If you are using any type of van or a trailer over 4'6" in length (from the front board to the back board) you will need to obtain a permit to tip.  Construction and demolition waste is accepted in small amounts, follow link for more information
non-recyclable household waste hardcore & rubble

Page Last Updated: 18 June 2015