RECYCLING IN YOUR AREA:

MANCHESTER

Manchester City Council







YOUR LOCAL RECYCLING CENTRE(S)



Cobden Street Recycling Centre
Cobden Street, Salford, M6 6NA

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday 8am – 6pm

Christmas Day – Closed

New Years Day – Closed



  • Visiting in a vehicle
  • Vans and twin axle trailers with permit
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Lumns Lane Recycling Centre
Lumns Lane, Clifton, M27 8LN

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday 8am – 6pm

Christmas Day – Closed

New Years Day – Closed



  • Visiting in a vehicle
  • Vans and twin axle trailers with permit
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Reliance Street Recycling Centre
Reliance Street, Manchester, M40 3EZ

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday 8am – 6pm

Christmas Day – Closed

New Years Day – Closed



  • Visiting in a vehicle
  • Vans and twin axle trailers with permit
MORE INFO GET DIRECTIONS
Longley Lane Recycling Centre
Longley Lane, Sharston, M22 4RQ

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday 8am – 6pm

Christmas Day – Closed

New Years Day – Closed



  • Visiting in a vehicle
  • Vans and twin axle trailers with permit
MORE INFO GET DIRECTIONS
Sandfold Lane Recycling Centre
Sandfold Lane, Manchester, M19 3BJ

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday 8am – 6pm

Christmas Day – Closed

New Years Day – Closed

Sandfold Lane household recycling centre will be temporarily closed from 8am Monday 26 February 2024 to Wednesday 6 2024 March.

This is so essential maintenance work can be carried out on site. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, as a Greater Manchester resident you can visit any of the household waste recycling centres across Greater Manchester boroughs (excluding Wigan) wheres-my-nearest-recycling-centre



  • Visiting in a vehicle
  • Vans and twin axle trailers with permit
MORE INFO GET DIRECTIONS





WHICH BIN DOES IT GO IN?





Paper & Card




Paper and shredded paper
Pizza boxes
Card packaging
Books
Cardboard
Cartons (Tetra Pak)
Christmas wrapping paper (no glitter or foil)
Egg cartons
Envelopes
Food and drink cartons
Gift wrap (no glitter or foil)
Greetings cards and wrapping paper (no glitter or foil)
Junk mail
Magazines and catalogues
Newspapers
Shredded paper
Tetra Pak






Mixed Recycling




Aerosols
Aluminium cans
Aluminium foil
Cleaning product bottles
Drinks bottles
Food cans and drink cans
Glass bottles and jars
Kitchen foil and foil trays
Milk bottles
Plastic bottles
Shampoo and shower gel bottles
Trigger spray bottles
Wine bottles






Food & Garden




Bread, cakes and pastries
Dairy
Egg shells
Teabags and coffee grounds
Flowers and plants
Leaves
Grass cuttings
Hedge clippings
Hedge trimmings
Twigs and small branches
Weeds (no Japanese Knotweed or Himalayan Balsam)
Raw or cooked fruit and vegetables
Raw or cooked meat and fish, including bones
Pet food
Garden waste






General Waste




Cat litter
Coffee cups
Coffee pods
Compostable packaging
Cotton wool and make up pads
Crisp tubes
Crisp packets
Disposable face masks
Disposable gloves
Dog waste
Drinking glasses
General waste
Kitchen roll
Lids (glass bottles and jars)
Lids (plastic bottles)
Metal tubes
Nappies and sanitary products
Pet waste
Plastic film
Food nets and packaging
Plastic pots, tubs and trays
Plastic toothpaste tubes
Polystyrene
Safety razor blades
Straws
Tissues
Wallpaper
Wet wipes
Yoghurt pots











For more information about what goes in your bins, visit the Manchester City Council website.


CONTACT YOUR LOCAL COUNCIL



Bin collection
dates
Missed bin
collection
Report an issue
Bulky item
collections
Compostable liners
Request a
new bin
Report fly-tipping

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CAMPAIGNS IN MANCHESTER


















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IN THE LOOP

Have you ever wondered what happens to the stuff you recycle at home? Where does it go? Does it actually get recycled?

The answer is yes! All of these items are part of a big loop, meaning they can be recycled again and again.

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BUY KEEP EAT REPEAT

Did you know that in Oldham, 10,000 tonnes of food waste is put in the grey bin? Three quarters of this food waste could have been avoided too. We are working with Oldham council to encourage residents to reduce and recycle their food waste across Oldham.

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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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