From Monday 9th May 2022 residents using a vehicle over 2 metres high will be able to access the household waste recycling centres across Greater Manchester to dispose of household waste. (Except Springvale, Rochdale, and Every St, Bury)
All vans (including hire vans) and pick-up trucks will require a permit. Apply here.
Strictly no trade waste.
Free resources you can download and print off and display. You can use these to encourage your community group members and other residents in your area to recycle more.
We can arrange for you to borrow some litter pickers from our partner Suez and can provide large bags for your litter picking event.
Please contact your council directly to arrange the disposal of your bags of litter.
You can book a live virtual session for your group to talk about recycling right with one of our education officers. Just email email@example.com for information.
Use this colouring in sheet to show your thanks to the bin crews.
You can stick it on your bin or in your window.
share a photo of your picture with @recycle4gm #wavetowasteworkers
They really do appreciate a smile and a wave.
Use this blank wheelie bin poster to put up in your windows to tell your neighbours about your bins. This is a nice activity for children to do.
Colour in the bin with the correct colour and write a helpful message such as:
“ This bin is being collected this week” or ” Thank you” show the bin crew your thanks
You could draw some pictures of items that can go in this bin and write “These things can go in this bin”
Events posters for you to use to plan and advertise your own recycling or reuse event
Example events could be a “bring and swap” event for clothes, toys ,books etc or an upcycling workshop, bike repair cafe
A blank poster for you to make your own recycling messages.
Example uses to display in your window? Community centre?
“Don’t forget to put your brown bin out this week”
“Bin collection change due to holidays..check your calendar”
“don’t forget aerosol cans can be recycled”
A poster which shows what goes in each bin for the area you live in- remember to only print the area you live in to get the right four bins.
Right Stuff Right Bin is a sorting activity suitable for groups.
Your group have to decide whether an item is suitable for:
• one of their bins at home
• donation to charity
• taking to the local Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)