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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Food and garden

Your Food and garden waste is delivered to In-Vessel Composting facilities  (IVC) in the UK. An IVC is like a home compost bin, but on a massive scale. The IVC system harnesses the natural composting process to recycle your food and garden waste into compost in just 6 weeks. The compost produced will be used as a soil improver on agricultural land.

Did you know?

100% of the Food and garden waste you recycle today is processed in the UK to make…

Soil improver

Raw or cooked fruit and vegetables

 

Find out what happens to your other waste

Recycle for Greater Manchester