Broughton Astley Parish Council

Serving the people of Broughton Astley

Clerk: Debbie Barber
Council Office, Station Road
Broughton Astley, Leicester

Tel: 01455 285655

Changes at Recycling Sites - April 2016

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 10:15 by Alison

In 2015 Leicestershire County Council consulted on a range of cost-cutting proposals. As a result, the following changes to recycling and household waste sites were agreed:

New opening times
Each of the 14 recycling and household waste sites will open five days per week throughout the year:

• October to March, 9am – 4pm
• April to September, 9am – 7pm

Charges for non-household items
From April 2016, recycling and household waste sites will charge to accept some 'non-household' waste.

Payments will be on site by credit or debit card.

Example chargeable itemsCharge
Bag of rubble, bricks or hardcore (up to 20 litres)£3 each
Sheets of plasterboard (up to 1.8m x 0.9m or 20 litre bag)£3 each
Bathroom furniture (eg toilet, sink, bath)£3 each
Sheet /window glass£3 each
Cement bonded asbestos** (up to 2.4m x 1.2m sheet or 3m pipe)£10 each

**A permit is required for cement bonded asbestos.

Find out more about the charges

LCC will continue to recycle your 'household' waste for free.

This includes any small electrical items, plastic, metal, glass bottles or jars, cooking oil, green waste and paint* among other items.

*From April 2016, a free of charge permit will be required to dispose of paint. This service is only available at the Whetstone site.

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