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Recycling Service

Houses Flats

All houses and ground floor flats can recycle using orange recycling bags.

The bags will be collected on the same day as your refuse bin. Please ensure both are outside your property by 7am.

To find out what day your collection is click here.
For more information on the orange bags click here.

Click here to read more about How to use your orange bag.
Click here to view Your Guide to Recycling and Waste in Leicester.

What can I recycle in the orange bags?

YOU CAN PUT IN THE BAG

Aerosols (empty)

Cardboard packaging

Carrier Bags

Catalogues

Cereal boxes

Drink cans

Drink and food cartons (e.g. Tetra Pak)

Envelopes

Foil trays

Food tins

Glass bottles/jars

Greeting cards

Junk Mail

Magazines

Newspapers

Paper

Plastic bottles

Plastic film

Plastic food containers (all types, e.g. take away containers, margarine tubs, ready meal trays and yoghurt pots)

Telephone directories e.g. Yellow Pages

Wrapping paper

YOU CANNOT PUT IN THE BAG

Broken glass

Liquids

Food waste

General waste

Garden waste

Nappies

Polystyrene

Textiles

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.