Meanwood Recycling Centre

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Opening Times

  • Monday 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Tuesday 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Wednesday 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Thursday 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Friday 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Saturday 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Sunday 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)

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Meanwood Recycling Centre specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Meanwood Rd, Leeds LS7 2LP.

Materials accepted

It accepts the following types of waste and recyclable items here:

  • Aerosol
  • Book
  • Car Battery
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet
  • Carton
  • Electrical Appliance
  • Engine Oil
  • Fluorescent Tube
  • Foil
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Furniture
  • Garden Chemical
  • Garden Waste
  • Glass
  • Household Battery
  • Light Bulb
  • Mattress
  • Mobile Phone
  • Monitor
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Scrap Metal
  • Shoe
  • Textile
  • TV
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Wood

Residents who want to dispose of waste not listed here must contact the nearest tip to clarify if that type of waste is acceptable.

Meanwood Dump is controlled by Leeds City Council Waste Management Disposal Services. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.

Schedule

Meanwood Recycling Centre is closed on public holidays irrespective of the day of the week the date falls upon. It is usually open at the following times:

  • Monday: 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Tuesday: 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Wednesday: 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Thursday: 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Friday: 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Saturday: 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)
  • Sunday: 8am-4pm (winter), 8am-6pm (summer)

Residents who wish to access the site with a large vehicle, such as a van or trailer, must contact the recycling centre to book an appointment and obtain a permit before their visit. Permits are free. It can be contacted via phone, email or online booking form.

Meanwood Recycling Centre can be contacted on 0113 378 4695 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.

Environment Agency online services

Recycling collections

Hazardous waste disposal service

EA local offices

Rubbish collection day search

Frequently asked questions about Meanwood Recycling Centre

How to book a slot for recycling centre?

To visit a household waste recycling center you need to book an appointment in advance. To book an appointment at your nearest recycling center, you can visit their website and book your appointment online.

If the website of your tip does not have this function enabled, you can contact your nearest tip by phone to schedule your visit to the recycling center. In any of the cases, after your booking, you should receive a confirmation email.

What can you put in a blue recycling bin?

In the UK, recycling centers and rubbish collection services commonly use blue bins to identify dry waste such as:

  • Paper
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Cardboard
  • Unwanted mail
  • Telephone directories and catalogs
  • Cereal boxes (without the plastic liner)
  • Egg cartons
  • Greeting cards
  • Drink and food cans

However, not always the container for dry recyclables is blue. Some municipalities use red recycling containers or some even issue blue and red containers for this type of material.

To have precise information, you can consult your nearest recycling center.

How much recycling is actually recycled in the UK?

The recycling rate in the UK has increased in recent years, but so has the generation of waste.

The percentage that is recycled in the UK so far is approximately 45% of the waste generated.

The latest report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) indicates that the waste generated in British homes amounts to approximately 26 million tonnes of waste each year, of which only 12 million are recycled. The other 14 million tons end up in landfills.

How much does it cost to take rubbish to the tip?

There are household waste recycling centers in all the municipalities of the United Kingdom, and surely there is one near your home, and now finding it is very easy! We have developed a special search form on our page so you can find the recycling center closest to you in minutes!

You just have to access the following link and enter your postal code or address.

To go to this page, you must click on the “Recycling center Search” button.

What rubbish can I take to the tip?

The recycling centers handle different schedules depending on the municipality in which it is located and the capacity and personnel they have. To find out the hours of the recycling center closest to you, you can access this website. Each tip has its own web page, where you can find the opening and closing hours in the “Opening hours” section.

The opening and closing hours usually vary depending on the day of the week, above you can find the working hours for each day of the week.



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