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.
Ever wondered what happens to all the plastic that goes in your recycling bin? Also, why some plastics cannot be recycled.READ MORE
Be in the loop by repairing instead of throwing away. Electronic waste is a huge problem in the UK, with so many appliances being thrown away before they’re truly broken.READ MORE
Hannah from Tread Softly transforms unwanted furniture into beautiful one of a kind pieces. Hannah shares her upcycling tips with us on how to get started.READ MORE
Life is getting more expensive by the minute and we’re all looking for ways to increase the cash in our pockets. There are huge savings to be made by investing in reusable and sustainable versions of things you use everyday.READ MORE
We are supporting the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub’s celebrations for International Day for Older Persons. Sow the City, who we are working with on our composting projects, have written this blog about how composting can be done in small spaces, when you don’t have access to a large open space.READ MORE
Find out how we recycle mattresses in Greater Manchester.READ MORE
See your recycling in action! Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling after it has been collected or taken to the tip? Here’s your chance to see behind the scenes at our sites and learn what really happensREAD MORE
Batteries don’t go in any of your bins at home. Old batteries may seem ‘dead’ but they can still cause fires if you don’t dispose of them properly. They can be crushed in bin lorries or waste sorting plants and start fires.READ MORE