From Monday  9th May 2022 residents using a vehicle over 2 metres high will be able to access the household waste recycling centres across Greater Manchester to dispose of household waste. (Except Springvale, Rochdale, and Every St, Bury)

All vans (including hire vans) and pick-up trucks will require a permit. Apply here.

Disposal of asbestos will still be at the weighbridge and PPE will be required.

Strictly no trade waste.

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What goes in which bin?

In this section you will find activities aimed to start the discussion about recycling and waste and to learn what is accepted in the different coloured bins in Greater Manchester .

Below you can mix and match or follow the resources in order to discover more about what waste is and which bin it goes in.

Are you interested in how waste and waste management has changed over the years? This information sheet illustrates a brief history of waste and can be used for background knowledge for teachers or older students.  ....
A simple starter activity that will encourage the group to start thinking about what they throw away.  ....
We all make waste, it is important that we know which bin items should be put in and what alternatives there are for certain waste items. Are you ready to go into more detail about the correct waste for the correct bin?....
Based on a famous game show. Deliver in a game show scenario to get the audience involved. Great for a recycling assembly or presentation. Choose some contestants and ask them questions about what can and cannot be recycled at home.  ....

Recycle for Greater Manchester