Melton Borough Council

Contaminated recycling will not be collected from October 1st 2019

From 1st October 2019 your recycling bin will not be emptied if it contains non-recyclable item(s) You will need to remove the item(s) and we will empty the bin on your next brown bin collection day.

Click here to see what can go in your brown bins

Clinical and hazardous waste

Hazardous 

If you need to dispose of a hazardous substance - like asbestos for example.  You will need to take it to one of the specialist centres run by Leicestershire County Council. Please call 0116 3050001 for more information or you can apply on line.  

Clinical 

We operate a separate collection service for sharps (needles) that must be presented in a yellow sharps box. This service is free of charge for collections from domestic properties, generally these collections are undertaken quarterly.  To register for the sharps collection service, please call 01664 502502

For other clinical waste please contact your district nurse.