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.

Further information

Opening times

Days Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm

The trade facility is closed on Bank holidays.


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 tonne Minimum charge Approx. kg for minimum charge Price per bag Bag limit (per visit)
General waste £160 £20 120 £1.50 10 bags
Garden waste £50 £15 300 £1 10 bags
Hardcore and rubble £30 £15 500 £1 10 bags
Wood and timber £115 £15 130 £1.50 10 bags
Plasterboard £115 £15 130 £2 10 bags
Mixed recycling £115 £15 120 - 10 bags
Mixed paper and card £12 £5 400 Free of charge 10 bags/boxes
Scrap metal 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.

Where are we located?

Gypsum Close (off Lewisher Road),
Troon Industrial Area,
LE4 9AB.