From the 1st December 2021, you will need a permit if you are visiting your local Household Waste Recycling Centre to dispose of household waste using your own van, pick-up truck or a twin axle trailer

Use the link below to find out more information and apply for your permit. Please note: you will need to provide a copy of your V5C form (logbook) and current proof of address.

Please note: visitors using a standard car or a vehicle adapted for wheelchair users do NOT need a permit to use the Recycling Centres unless you intend to visit with a twin axle trailer.

Van and twin axle permit

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What happens to my rubbish?

Would you like to know what happens to the items that you put into your bin once they have been collected?

The resources in this section contain activities to provide information and understanding about what happens to recycling and general waste after it has been collected in Greater Manchester.

Find out what happens to your paper and card in Greater Manchester.....
Would you like to know what happens to the items in your mixed recycling bin?....
What happens to the food and garden waste.....
Find out what happens to your general waste.....

Recycle for Greater Manchester