Home Environment and planning Waste and recycling Where you can take business or commercial waste As a business or commercial organisation you are legally required to dispose of your waste responsibly. This is part of your duty of care There are a number of ways to dispose of commercial waste:use a trade waste service provided by your district counciluse a licensed waste contractortake your waste to a waste transfer stationhire a skipThe Right Waste Right Place campaign gives advice to small businesses and establishments on meeting their Duty of Care obligations as practically as possible, to ensure their waste is properly disposed of.Whetstone Transfer StationYou can take some types of business and commercial waste to the Whetstone Transfer Station. As a trade user you must report to the weighbridge when you arrive.Opening hoursMonday - Friday: 8.15am - 4.15pmSaturday: 8.15am - 12noonTel: 0116 305 3774Whetstone Transfer Station is located next to Whetstone Recycling and Household Waste Site.Charges for disposing wasteThere is a minimum charge of £28.50 (including VAT) for disposing waste.If you are disposing waste which weighs a full tonne, you will be charged the rate per tonne for that particular waste.If the waste weighs less than a tonne you will either pay a proportion of the charge or the minimum charge, whichever is greater.Charges vary for different types of waste. General Waste Expand content General waste is any non-hazardous waste which hasn’t been sorted and therefore contains mixed types of waste.Minimum charge £23.75 + VAT (£28.50)Per tonne £106.00 + VAT (£127.20) Wood Expand content Source separated - no mixed loads.Minimum charge £23.75 + VAT (£28.50)Per tonne £76.50 + VAT (£91.80) Green Waste Expand content Source separated - no mixed loads.Minimum charge £23.75 + VAT (£28.50)Per tonne £50.00 + VAT (£60.00) Inert Waste Expand content Source separated - no mixed loads.Inert waste includes building (demolition) waste, hardcore, rubble, concrete, gravel, sand, and stone.Minimum charge £15.00 + VAT (18.00)Per tonne £30.00 + VAT (£36.00)Plasterboard, asbestos, plastics and organics are not accepted as inert waste.Inert loads up to 1 tonne can be tipped at any time.Loads over 1 tonne need to be pre-booked (preferably for a Saturday morning).Telephone:0116 305 3774 Cardboard Expand content Source separated - no mixed loads.Free for clean cardboard. Fridges (per unit) Expand content £42.00 + VAT (£50.40) (Inclusive of consignment note charge) Televisions Expand content Minimum charge (1 unit) £32.50 + VAT (£39.00) (Inclusive of consignment note charge)Multiple Units £19.58 each + VAT (£23.50) (Inclusive of consignment note charge) Waste requiring specialist treatment Expand content This includes waste which is difficult to handle, but not hazardous waste.Minimum charge £23.75 + VAT (£28.50)Per tonne £155.00 + VAT (£186.00)Contact us if you think your waste requires specialist treatment on site before it can be disposed, as it may need to be pre-booked.It's at the discretion of Leicestershire County Council whether or not to accept waste which requires specialist treatment.Telephone: 0116 305 3774 Weighbridge Charges (per weighing) Expand content 0 to 5 tonnes £4.58 + VAT (£5.50)5 to 30 tonnes £7.50 + VAT (£9.00)30 + tonnes £10.50 + VAT (£12.60) Food Expand content Must be separately collectedMust be non-hazardous food wasteMinimum charge £23.75 + VAT (£28.50)Per tonne £50.00 + VAT (£60.00) Making paymentWe accept payment by cash, credit or debit card, cheque or on account.To set up an account you will need to send us 2 trade references written on headed paper for the attention of Waste Management.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFax: 0116 305 8128Waste ManagementLeicestershire County CouncilCounty HallGlenfieldLeicesterLE3 8RJ Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.