Coleorton Parish

Coleorton Parish in Leicestershire includes the villages of Coleorton, Coleorton Moor, Church Town
and Farm Town as well as parts of Peggs Green, Griffydam and Lount

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Recycling & household waste

Changes to Recycling and Household waste at Coalville and Lount from April 2016

There are changes to the times these sites are open and the types of waste they will accept. Also check whether permits are needed for some items and possible charges. Download this flyer for more details: Recycling and Household Waste changes NWLDC

Household refuse collection & recycling

Clothes, textiles, etc

Recycling bins are located at The Angel Inn car park, The George Inn car park or put old clothes and household fabrics in a plastic bag with your recycling and black bin for collection.

Mobile phones, printer cartridges and batteries

Recycle4Charity take old mobile phones and printer cartridges and you can choose a charity for them to send the money to (see their website for list of charities and how to send items.)

Many supermarkets have a collection box for printer cartridges and batteries - Tescos gives you points. Hermitage Leisure Centre in Whitwick and Hpod park in Ashby have collection boxes for old batteries.


Clear out your wardrobe and take pairs of used shoes to Coleorton Post Office during opening hours where there is a recycling collection point for used shoes.

Give unwanted items a new lease of life!

Take items, clean and in reasonable condition, to the many charity shops in Coalville or Ashby. Someone will buy and make good use of them and the proceeds will help the charity continue its good work.

IT equipment

Old IT and electrical equipment has to be disposed of properly under WEEE directive. Computer Aid International take working IT equipment and set up projects to reduce poverty worldwide.

Scrap Metal

The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 came into force on 1 October 2013; in the main it has created two types of licence:

  • A site licence for those businesses with a fixed site
  • A collector’s licence for those who call “door to door” and have no fixed site

All licence holders have to:

  • keep records where they obtain or dispose of metal with or without payment
  • display licences in public view (in the case of a collector it is to be displayed in the windscreen of their vehicle)

No cash transactions are allowed, scrap metal dealers now include those businesses formerly known as motor salvage operators.

Further assistance and enforcement support is available from: Street Action Team (Enforcement), tel 01530 454514 or email:

Scrap cars

Donate your Scrap Car to Charity! Make a lasting difference to the charity of your choice by donating your car today.