Coronavirus (COVID-19) update and advice:

All Recycling Centres are closed


Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)

If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times

Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

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Electrical items

Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement on 23 March 2020 all Recycling Centres are closed until further notice.

Please store electrical items safely at home.

Keep your bin crew safe

Please do not throw any electrical or battery powered items items or batteries in any of your wheelie bins at home. They can spark and cause fires.

Any electrical or battery powered items can be recycled at a Recycling Centre. Please take out any removable batteries and put them in the battery recycling container.

If you are replacing an electrical item, some retailers will collect your old electrical item when they deliver your new one.

Choose to reuse

If your electrical items are still working and in a reusable condition you can donate it to a reuse organisation or some charities. Some offer a free collection service.


Recycle for Greater Manchester