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Free site open days!

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 happens

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News
Recycle for Greater Manchester expands range of recyclable plastics, as recycling rates rise again

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Blog
R4GM Community Fund project update: The Food Collective Salford

The Food Collective Salford were granted £10k from the Recycle for Greater Manchester Community Fund (2021 – 2022) to turn their community supermarket into a Zero Waste shop.

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TedSays: Please don’t put any nappies in your recycling

In the UK nearly 8 million disposable nappies are thrown away every day, which is 3 billion nappies a year.

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Home Composting Myth Busters

Don’t believe everything you hear when it comes to composting. Here’s 5 common composting myths with some surprising truths!

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Arcade games made from recyclable materials

A big well done to Ash, aged 4, who has made two arcade games out of cardboard boxes.

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Rochdale Rangers take first place

Rochdale Rangers, part of a leading charity for girls and young women in the UK aged between 14 and 18, are our latest quiz winners.

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A palace fit for Recycle-King

Congratulations to Abbie and her younger brother Max who are March’s gallery winners.

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Alice creates six-hole crazy golf course from rubbish

A massive round of applause for Alice, aged 7, who is February’s gallery winner.

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CAMPAIGN

BE BATTERY AWARE

There’s hidden batteries everywhere! We’re working with our partners Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service to remind you not to put any batteries in your bins at home.

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CAMPAIGN

IN THE LOOP

When you recycle your stuff in the correct bin at home, you’re part of the circular economy and #InTheLoop.

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CAMPAIGN

BUY, KEEP, EAT, REPEAT

We are working with Bolton Council to help residents recycle right in their beige paper and card bin. Learn more about your beige bin and how you can get involved in this campaign.

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CAMPAIGN

LET’S COMPOST NOW

Home composting is using your kitchen waste and garden waste to make your own nutrient rich compost that you can use to help feed your flowers, plants and vegetables.

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