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Recycling & Waste Disposal Site (TIPS)


As well as the recycling and waste collection services provided by the Borough Council and the recycling banks throughout the borough, Charnwood residents can also dispose of their domestic refuse and any recycling at the Recycling & Household Waste Disposal Sites run by the Leicestershire County Council.

In Charnwood these are located at:

Opening Times at Council Tips

From 1 November 2013 the opening hours at all Recycling and Household Waste Sites in Leicestershire will be: 

  • April 1 to September 30 each year, sites are to open seven days a week from 9am to 7pm &
  • October 1 to March 31 each year, the sites are to open five days per week from 9am to 4pm (see opening schedule for more details). All sites will be open at weekends.

All sites are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day.

For more details please visit the County Council website or call 0116 305 0001.

Trailer/Van Licenses

Householders can visit any one of these sites to dispose of their own household waste in their own car. If you wish to visit these sites in a van, commercial vehicle or with a trailer over 4'-6" (1.4 metres) in length, you will require a permit to tip. There are two types of permit available. If you are borrowing or hiring a van, you can obtain a temporary permit by calling 0116 305 0001 during office hours. If you own a van for your own use, or have a trailer, you may be able to obtain a longer permit by completing an application form available on line, or for more information call 0116 305 0001.

Last updated: Thu 20th February, 2014 @ 12:14

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