RECYCLE FOR GREATER MANCHESTER





Recycle for Greater Manchester (R4GM) work with local councils in Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford, to inspire and encourage residents of Greater Manchester to manage their waste responsibly, helping residents to see the value of waste and the real benefits that can be achieved by wasting less, recycling more and recycling right.

Though part of Greater Manchester, Wigan administers its own waste disposal services.

Recycle for Greater Manchester Logo







image of empty plastic bottle

RECYCLING IN YOUR AREA

Select your local council logo to find out about recycling in your area, and get helpful information for contacting your local council.


















CAMPAIGN

IN THE LOOP

When you recycle your stuff in the correct bin at home, you’re part of the circular economy and #InTheLoop.

Read More















CAMPAIGN

BE BATTERY AWARE

There’s hidden batteries everywhere! We’re working with our partners Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service to remind you not to put any batteries in your bins at home.

Find Out More















CAMPAIGN

BUY, KEEP, EAT, REPEAT

We are working with Bolton Council to help residents recycle right in their beige paper and card bin. Learn more about your beige bin and how you can get involved in this campaign.

GET INVOLVED















CAMPAIGN

LET’S COMPOST NOW

Home composting is using your kitchen waste and garden waste to make your own nutrient rich compost that you can use to help feed your flowers, plants and vegetables.

Read More



LATEST NEWS & EVENTS


pf bike hub
NEWS | BLOG | 1st May 2024
R4GM Community Fund Success Story: Platt Fields Bike Hub

Based next to the lake in Platt Fields Park, the Bike Hub has been working hard over the past few months to get old bikes back on the road, while at the same time giving refugees a way to get around the city.

READ MORE
R4GM Community Fun. Get your neighbourhood wasting less, reusing more, and recycling right. Apply for up to £20k 8th April - 31st May
NEWS | 9th April 2024
£220,000 funding pot available for new, innovative green projects in Greater Manchester

£220,000 is available for projects which help to reduce, reuse, or recycle household waste, and generate wider social benefits for their communities in Greater Manchester.

READ MORE
1mil
NEWS | 5th December 2023
Greater Manchester residents raise over £1million for good causes by shopping at Renew

More than £1m raised by Greater Manchester residents through Renew scheme. Shopping at Renew helps to raise funds for local communities across Greater Manchester. Renew opened its first three shops in 2021, before opening online to raise more money for good causes.

READ MORE





COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS