Visiting a Recycling Centre? 

  • Stay two metres away from other visitors and staff at all times
  • Two people from the same household may leave their vehicle only to carry large items
  • Cars and vans under 2 metres high only – no vehicles with trailers

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. 

Please only visit if you really need to.  Store your waste safely if you can.

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

No trailers are allowed. 

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.

Follow Recycling Centre social distancing measures

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.

Donate reusable furniture

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

We are currently not accepting:

We do not accept:

Recycling Centre temporary opening times

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

Sunday: 10am -4pm

BuryCemetery Road Recycling Centre, Radcliffe, M26 4FTMonday to Sunday: 8am – 6pm
BuryEvery Street Recycling Centre, Bury
Monday -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
Boysnope Wharf Recycling Centre, Liverpool Road, Eccles, M30 7RH
Monday 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
Chester Road Recycling Centre, Stretford, M32 9AU
Monday 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