Recycling sites

Our recycling sites tend to be quieter before 11am and after 3pm​.

Don't forget to bring your Leeds Resident Permit with you when you visit one of our recycling sites! You could be refused entry if you do not have a permit.

Find your nearest recycling site

 

 

Why do I have to pay to dispose of some types of rubbish at the household recycling site? Why do I have to pay to dispose of some types of rubbish at the household recycling site? <div class="ExternalClass080070AF383748D1A8E0440966BD46D6"><p>Due to financial pressures, Leeds City Council is no longer able to cover the full cost of disposal of certain types of waste which are not considered to be regular household waste. These include building materials, plasterboard and tyres. More information can be found in our <strong><a href="/docs/Charges%20for%20waste%20disposal%20at%20HWRS%20-%20FAQs%20FINAL%20v5.0.pdf">frequently asked questions</a></strong>.</p></div>
Is there a charge for taking my rubbish to the household waste recycling site?Is there a charge for taking my rubbish to the household waste recycling site?<div class="ExternalClassBE47078CB025458FAB7EF388D13D3E02"><p>From 5 February 2018 charges apply to dispose of the types of waste listed below at our household recycling sites.</p><p>To check prices, please see our <a href="/docs/Your%20guide%20to%20waste%20disposal%20charges.pdf">guide to waste disposal charges</a>.</p><p><strong>Ceramics*</strong></p><ul><li>Sanitary ware (toilet, cistern, bidet, sink, shower tray)</li><li>Belfast-style sink</li><li>Ceramic wall/floor tiles</li><li>Earthenware drains and sewer pipes</li></ul><p><strong>Rubble, hardcore and soil*</strong></p><ul><li>Slates and roof tiles</li><li>Sand, gravel, pebbles and stones<br></li><li>Soil and clay</li><li>Cement, mortar and rendering</li><li>Concrete</li><li>Tarmac</li><li>Breeze blocks and bricks</li><li>Paving slabs</li></ul><p><strong>Plasterboard and gypsum-related products*</strong></p><ul><li>Plasterboard sheets</li><li>Ceiling roses</li><li>Bags of plaster</li><li>Coving<br></li></ul><p><strong>Tyres</strong></p><p>*Items listed are not exhaustive</p> <br> </div>