Important

If you are using a waste transfer facility to dispose of:

You must wear personal protective equipment.

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Recycling Centres Opening Times – For essential visits only

Please only visit if it’s essential.

All Recycling Centres are open. You must follow social distancing guidelines. 

If your vehicle is over 2 metres high, visit the vehicles over 2 metres high page.


For household waste only. No trade waste allowed.

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.


Number of visits

The number of times you can visit Greater Manchester Suez Recycling Centres in a year, depends on the size of your vehicle:

This includes: disability-adapted vehicles, SUVs, people carriers with multiple seats (under 2 metres high), bicycles, cargo bikes and bikes with a cargo trailer.

This includes pickup trucks, estate vans, city vans and chassis vans

To help us monitor number of visits, Automatic Number Plate Recognition and CCTV is used at the Recycling Centre.
For more information, visit the Recycling Centre visit limit information page.

Follow Recycling Centre social distancing measures

Following the Government announcement that the wearing of face coverings will become mandatory from 24th July in shops and supermarkets, we can confirm that the use of face coverings will not be enforced when visiting the Household Recycling Centres in Greater Manchester, as these are outdoor open spaces. We do ask visitors to observe the site rules:

Recycling Centre Rules


What can I take to the Recycling Centre?

Please make sure you separate your waste and recycling so you can put them in the right container when you arrive.

Please check our A-Z recycling guide for a full list of what you can take.

Important information about rubble

You can take hardcore and rubble from DIY projects to a Recycling Centre. You are limited to the amount of rubble you can take in one visit. The limit is five (900mm x 600mm) rubble sacks per visit.

Rubble includes:

Donate reusable furniture

You can also donate reusable furniture at the following Recycling Centres:


We do not accept:

You can take household asbestos and plasterboard to a waste transfer facility.


Recycling Centre temporary opening times

Council AreaRecycling CentreOpening times
BoltonHurstwood Court Recycling Centre, Raikes Lane, Bolton, BL3 2NHMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
BoltonSalford Road Recycling Centre, Bolton, BL5 1DGMonday to Saturday: 8am – 6pm

Sunday and Bank Holidays: 10am -4pm

BuryCemetery Road Recycling Centre, Radcliffe, M26 4FTMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
BuryEvery Street Recycling Centre, BuryMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
ManchesterLongley Lane Recycling Centre, Sharston, M22 4RQMonday  to Sunday 8am-6pm
ManchesterReliance Street Recycling Centre, Manchester, M40 3EZMonday to Sunday 8am-6pm
ManchesterSandfold Lane Recycling Centre, Manchester, M19 3BJMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
OldhamArkwright Street Recycling Centre, Oldham, OL9 9LZMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
RochdaleChichester Street Recycling Centre, Rochdale, OL16 2AUMonday to Sunday:  8am -6pm
RochdaleSpring Vale Recycling Centre, Middleton, M24 2HRMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
SalfordBoysnope Wharf Recycling Centre, Liverpool Road, Eccles, M30 7RHMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
SalfordCobden Street Recycling Centre, Salford, M6 6NAMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
SalfordLumns Lane Recycling Centre, Clifton M27 8LNMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
StockportAdswood Road Recycling Centre, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5QYMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
StockportBredbury Parkway Recycling Centre, Bredbury, SK6 2SNMonday to Sunday:  8am -6pm
StockportRose Hill Recycling Centre, Marple, SK6 6HUMonday to Sunday:  8am -6pm
TamesideAsh Road Recycling Centre, Droylsden Monday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
TamesideBayley Street Recycling Centre, Stalybridge, SK15 1PZMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
TraffordWoodhouse Lane Recycling Centre (off Sinderland Road), Altrincham, WA14 5TBMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
TraffordChester Road Recycling Centre, Stretford, M32 9AUMonday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

Recycling Centre Reopening Frequently Asked Questions


Business and Trade Waste

Please visit our business waste page for information

Recycle for Greater Manchester