North West of England: local restrictions

Recycling Centres are open as normal

  • Do not visit if you or anyone from your household have Covid-19 symptoms
  • Stay two metres (six feet) away from other visitors and staff at all times
  • Only one person at a time to dispose of waste in any container
  • Only one person to access a walkway/gantry at a time
  • Two people from the same household may leave their vehicle only to carry large items
  • Other passengers must remain in the car
  • Wash your hands regularly
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Choose to reuse

 

Pots, tubs and trays
Reuse pots, tubs and trays - great for crafting and gardening.
Storage containers
Make the most of your freezer, batch cook meals and portion them into containers.
Shopping bags
Keep one in your bag, the back of your car, in your coat pocket – so you always have one on hand when you do your essential shop.
fabric face coverings
Face coverings
Save money and swap single use face coverings for reusable ones. Try making one yourself

Tips to waste less

Get creative with your paper recycling
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Pizza made from bread ends
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Plastic bottle flowers
Food cans We can use all the beans and soup cans to make some amazi....
Homemade compost
Want to make your own compost but don't know where to start? It's real....
Cat under duvet
There's lots of things which we keep hold of - shoved in a drawer or s....
Cupcakes with lit candles
Invitations Ditch the paper and go digital. Send a text message, an e....
Natural sponge and three bars of soaps stacked
Packing for a holiday can be exciting but can also cause a headache. ....
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