Trade waste

Businesses can dispose of their waste at Gypsum Close Trade Recycling Centre. The facility is open to all businesses within or outside of Leicester city. The centre is located at Gypsum Close, off Lewisher Road, Troon Industrial Area LE4 9AB. Open Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm.

Further information

Christmas/New Year opening hours

Dates Opening hours
Wednesday 23 November 2015 Open as normal: 8am - 5pm
Thursday 24 December 2015 Closed
Friday 25 December 2015 Closed
Monday 28 December 2015 Closed
Tuesday 29 December 2015 Open as normal: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 30 December 2015 Open as normal: 8am - 5pm
Thursday 31 December 2015 Closing early: 8am - 2pm
Friday 1 January 2016 Closed
Monday 4 January 2016 Open as normal: 8am - 5pm


The facility offers a cost effective, hassle-free way to recycle your trade waste, with competitive prices on a range of materials: 

  Non bagged waste (minimum charges apply) Bagged waste
  Price per kg Price per tonne Minimum charge Approx. kg for minimum charge Price per bag Bag limit (per visit)
General waste 16p £160 £20 125 £1.50 10 bags
Garden waste 5p £50 £15 300 £1 10 bags
Hardcore and rubble 3p £30 £15 500 £1 10 bags
Wood and timber 11.5p £115 £15 130 £1.50 10 bags
Plasterboard 11.5p £115 £15 130 £2 10 bags
Mixed recycling 11.5p £115 £15 - - 10 bags
Mixed paper and card 1.2p £12 £5 417 Free of charge 10 bags/boxes
Scrap metal Free of charge Free of charge Free of charge Free of charge Free of charge Free of charge


Get cheaper rates - bring recyclables as individual loads 

We are able to offer the best prices for waste which has been separated, for example you should bring garden waste separate to any general waste or recyclables you have. 

If you have small amounts of materials, you can bring these bagged. Materials must be separated and individually bagged, however we can accept a number of different bagged materials in one visit.


For quick registration of your vehicle you can download and fill the 'Trade waste leaflet with registration form' (attached at the bottom of this page) and bring it along on your first visit.

Terms and conditions 

  1. No VAT is applied
  2. Prices are subject to change at any time
  3. All tonnages weighed are to the nearest 20kg
  4. Mixed recycling includes garden waste, hardcore and rubble, wood and timber, mixed paper and card, scrap metal.
  5. All materials must be segregated by the customer and deposited into the correct container(s). This also applies to waste brought in as 'general waste' and 'mixed recycling'.
  6. The site rules displayed on the weighbridge building apply at all times
  7. Small quantities of waste, at the discretion of weighbridge operators, may be charged per bag. 'Bags' refer to black bin bag equivalent.