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Melton Mowbray Waste Site

Lake Terrace, Melton Mowbray, Leics. LE13 0BZ

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

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

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.

The site is located to the west of Melton Mowbray and is best accessed via the A607.

From the north the site is access via a mini roundabout on the A607.  Turn right at the mini roundabout onto Lake Terrace and take the first turn on the right, the site is on the left near to the end on the road.

If approaching the site from the A607 from the south go straight over Edendale Road roundabout, then turn left at the mini roundabout onto Lake Terrace, turn right and the site is near the end of the road.

Location map for Melton RHWS

This site recycles:

plastic bottles plastics tapes and discs 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 appliances 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.

Aluminum 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 front board to 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.  Asbestos may be disposed of at this site with a permit.  To obtain a permit please call 0116 305 0001.

non-recyclable household waste hardcore and rubble cement bonded asbestos

Customer Service Centre
Leicestershire County Council
County Hall

Phone: 0116 305 0001
Fax: 0116 305 0006
Minicom: 0116 305 0007

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