From the 1st December 2021, you will need a permit if you are visiting your local Household Waste Recycling Centre to dispose of household waste using your own van, pick-up truck or a twin axle trailer

Use the link below to find out more information and apply for your permit. Please note: you will need to provide a copy of your V5C form (logbook) and current proof of address.

Please note: visitors using a standard car or a vehicle adapted for wheelchair users do NOT need a permit to use the Recycling Centres unless you intend to visit with a twin axle trailer.

Van and twin axle permit

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Virtual Sessions

Laptop on a desk with materials recovery facility on the screen

 

Live tours are currently not possible but an online virtual session with one of our education team is a great alternative.

Book a virtual session and find out how what happens to the recycling from over a million homes in Greater Manchester.

See how your plastic bottles are sorted using lasers, find out how glass bottles and jars are given a clean using cyclones and watch how we turn your aluminium drinks cans and foil into biscuits (not suitable for eating).

Our virtual classroom sessions delivered by our Education Officer include:


Our virtual sessions are suitable for:


How to book

Our virtual sessions are held on Microsoft teams. We can also deliver sessions on other platforms on request.

To book, please send an email to education@recycleforgreatermanchester.com.

Please include:

Recycle for Greater Manchester