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Mountsorrel Waste Site       photo of Mountsorrel recycling and household waste site

Granite Way, Mountsorrel, Leics. LE12 7TZ
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 the 23rd and 24th December 2014 when the site will 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.
If approaching from the south, from the A46/A6 junction follow the road northbound until you reach a roundabout.  Take the first exit signed Quorn, Mountsorrel.  At the next roundabout go straight over (signposted "other vehicles").  The Recycling and Household Waste Site is situated 160 metres on the left side of the road.
If approaching from the north, from the A6/A6004 roundabout follow the A6 southbound until you get to a roundabout.  Take the third exit signed Quorn, Mountsorrel.  At the next roundabout go straight over (signposted "other vehicles").  The RHWS is situated 160 metres on the left side of the road.
Location map for Mountsorrel RHWS
If you are a first-time visitor to the site you may be interested in the site layout or a list of bay numbers to help with disposing of your waste.  Please note that these are a guideline only as bays sometimes need to be closed, or the waste type moved into a different bay.

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 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
  • All Asbestos cement (sheets and broken pieces) should be double wrapped in clear plastic before being brought to site.
  • Do not break or cut the asbestos cement to fit small bags, but double wrap it in clear plastic sheeting
  • Damp down with water to prevent the release of asbestos cement fibres
  • No other types of asbestos can be accepted on the sites

Page Last Updated: 18 June 2015