Important information for drivers of vans, hire vehicles or trailers over 2 metres high

Customers who are  disposing of waste and recycling using a vehicle over 2 metres high must wear personal protective equipment

Personal protective equipment must be worn when recycling or disposing of your household waste and recycling at one of the weighbridge facilities.

This includes:

If you do not have these items, please stay in your vehicle and speak with a member of staff when you arrive.


Proof of address

Please take your recent council tax bill, annual water bill or utility bill (gas, electric or landline telephone) relating to the property where the waste is from. Please note mobile telephone bills are not accepted.

Hire vehicle document

If you are using a hire vehicle please take your hire agreement documents with you.

You can dispose of your household waste and recycling at one of the weighbridge facilities listed below. Please note the opening times and the type of waste that is accepted varies between facilities. If you are using a car under 2 metres high please use the normal Recycling Centre entrance.

All facilities are closed on Christmas Day (25th December) and New Year’s Day (1st January).

Facility Opening times
Arkwright Street, Oldham, OL9 9LZ Mon to Sun 8am to 6pm
Bayley Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1PZ Mon to Sun 8am to 6pm
Bredbury Park Way, Bredbury, SK6 2SN Due to essential maintenance, closed from Tuesday 23rd April to Thursday 22nd August.
Chichester Street, Rochdale, OL16 2AU Mon to Sun 8am to 6pm
Cobden Street, Salford, M6 6NA Mon to Sat 8am to 6pm
Every Street, Bury, BL9 5BE Mon to Sun 8am to 6pm
Longley Lane, Sharston, M22 4RQ Mon to Sun 8am to 6pm
Reliance Street, Manchester, M40 3EZ Mon to Sun 8am to 6pm
Salford Road, Bolton, BL5 1DG Mon to Sat 8am to 6pm
Sun and Bank Holidays 10am-4pm



Important information about building and DIY waste

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. If you are recycling or disposing of business waste, visit the business waste page.

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