Recycle. Greater Manchester does. Because it matters

Buildings go green in Greater Manchester for #RecycleWeek

Be part of it

Help us make a difference this Recycle Week. If you don’t already recycle, now’s the time to start. If you do, great, we’ve got loads of ways for you to get involved.

  1. Download the free Recycling Guide or pick up a free copy from one of our events
  2. Download the Recycle Week supporters badge and upload  it as your social media profile image
  3. Download and print out ‘We do.  Because it matters’ and spell out your support with friends, family, neighbours or colleagues.
  4. Let people know about the difference you’re making this Recycle Week.  Post it on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @recycle4gm #RecycleWeek


‘Spot the swoosh’ on bins, signs, posters and packaging. Wherever you see it, snap it and share it. Tweet your pictures to @recycle_now using #spottheswoosh by 1pm on Friday 28th September. For terms and conditions visit the Recycle Now website


Thank you to everyone who came to speak to us at the events in Co-op Food Stores and Tesco Stretford. All the winners from the shopping basket challenge have now been contacted and prizes have been sent out.

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Important information about building and DIY waste

Any waste produced by tradespeople or builders you hired to carry out improvements, repair or alterations to your home is classed as business waste and can’t be disposed of at any of our Recycling Centres. Always ask a tradesperson to include waste disposal in their quote. If you are recycling or disposing of business waste, visit the business waste page.

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