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Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRC’s)

HWRC’s  provide residents the opportunity to recycle a wide range of household waste items.

Currently there are two in Leicester. These can be found at:

Bridge Road (Off Spence Street)

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Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRC’s)
(Islington Street)
Freemen’s Common

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The HWRC’s have the facilities to accept the following:

To help make your visit as quick as possible and to reduce waiting times, please sort your recyclables before visiting the site and ensure they are put in the correct skip.

We must stress that these sites are for household waste only – WE DO NOT ACCEPT COMMERCIAL OR TRADE WASTE

If you have a van, or trailer over 4ft long you will require a permit – click here for further information or to apply for a permit.

Both sites are open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. The sites are open 8am to 8pm (April-Oct) and 8 am to 6 pm (Nov-March)*

*These times change in line with the clocks going backwards and forwards in line with British Summer Time.

Recycling Bank Type in your post code to find your nearest recycling bank.
Service Day To find out when we are serving your street type in your post code.