recycling

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs)

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority operates 13 Household Waste Recycling Centres in locations across Merseyside (see map). You can also look on www.recycleformerseysideandhalton.com/hwrc for your nearest recycling facility.

All Centres are open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. For a quick glance at all the materials all the sites accept take a look at our Materials Spreadsheet (pdf).

Please be aware that if you are using a van or trailer then you will need a Permit to access any of our HWRCs. See our Permit page for more information.


Liverpool:

Otterspool Household Waste Recycling Centre, Jericho Lane, Aigburth, Liverpool L17 5AR (Otterspool HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, bric-a-brac and tools, car batteries, carpets, cooking oil, household batteries, cardboard, drinks and food cans, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, furniture, garden waste, glass bottles, mattresses, paper, plastic bottles, large plastics, plasterboard (gypsum), printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, textiles/clothes/shoes, tetra paks, timber/wood, tools, tyres, soils.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.


Sefton:

South Sefton Household Waste Recycling Centre, Irlam Road, Bootle L20 4AE (South Sefton HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books, car batteries, carpets, household batteries, cardboard, drink and food cans, cooking oil, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil, oil filters, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, garden waste, glass bottles and jars, gypsum (plasterboard), mattresses, paper, plastic bottles, large plastics, printer cartridges, furniture, rubble, scrap metal, tetra paks, textiles/clothes/shoes, tools, toys, tyres, timber/wood, soil.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.

 

Sefton Meadows Household Waste Recycling Centre, Sefton Lane, Maghull L31 8BX (Sefton Meadows HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, bric-a-brac, car batteries, carpets, cooking oil, household batteries, cardboard, drink and food cans, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil, oil filters, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, furniture, garden waste, glass bottles and jars, gypsum (plasterboard), mattresses, paper, printer cartridges, plastic bottles, large plastics, rubble, scrap metal, textiles/clothes/shoes, tetra paks, tools, tyres, timber/wood, soils.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.

 

Southport Household Waste Recycling Centre, Foul Lane, Southport PR9 7RG (Southport HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, bric-a-brac, car batteries, carpets, cooking oil, household batteries, cardboard, drink and food cans, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil and oil filters, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, garden waste, paper, glass bottles and jars, furniture, mattresses, large plastics, plastic bottles, printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, textiles, tools, tyres, timber/wood, soils.

Asbestos is accepted at this site by appointment only. Please contact us for more information Tel: 0151 255 1444.

 

Formby Household Waste Recycling Centre, Altcar Road, Formby L37 8DL (Formby HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, car batteries, carpets, cooking oil, household batteries, cardboard, drinks and food cans, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil, oil filters, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, garden waste, glass bottles and jars, gypsum (plasterboard), mattresses, paper, plastic bottles, large plastics, rubble, scrap metal, textiles/clothes/shoes, Tetra Paks, tools, tyres, timber/wood, soils.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.


Wirral:

Bidston Household Waste Recycling Centre, Wallasey Bridge Road, Wirral CH41 1EB (Bidston Moss HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, bric-a-brac, car batteries, household batteries, cardboard, carpets, drinks and food cans, cooking oil, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil, oil filters, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, furniture, garden waste, glass bottles, paper, plasterboard (gypsum), plastic bottles, large plastics, plastic film, printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, soils, textiles/clothes/shoes, timber/wood, Tetra Paks, tools, toys, tyres.

Asbestos is accepted at this site by appointment only. Please contact us for more information Tel: 0151 255 1444.

 

Clatterbridge Household Waste Recycling Centre Mount Road, Bebington, Wirral CH63 6JE (Clatterbridge HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, bric-a-brac, car batteries, household batteries, cardboard, drinks and food cans, carpets, cooking oil, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), engine oil, oil filters, all lightbulbs, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, furniture, garden waste, glass bottles and jars, matresses, paper, plasterboard (gypsum), plastic bottles, plastic film, large plastics, printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, soils, Tetra Paks, textiles/clothes/shoes, timber/wood, tools, toys, tyres.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.

 

West Kirby Household Waste Recycling Centre, Greenbank Road, Wirral CH48 5HR (West Kirby HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, bric-a-brac, car batteries, household batteries, cardboard, drinks and food cans, carpets, cooking oil, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil, oil filters, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, furniture, garden waste, glass bottles and jars, mattresses, paper, large plastics, plastic bottles, plastic film, plasterboard (gypsum), printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, soils, textiles/clothes/shoes, Tetra Paks, timber/wood, tools, toys, tyres.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.


Knowsley:

 

Huyton Household Waste Recycling Centre, Wilson Road, Huyton L36 6AD (Huyton HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, bric-a-brac, car batteries, household batteries, cardboard, carpets, cooking oil, drinks and food cans, electrical items and equipment, all lightbulbs, engine oil, oil filters, flourescent tubes, fridges and freezers, furniture, garden waste, glass bottles, gypsum (plasterboard), mattresses, paper, large plastics, plastic bottles, printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, textiles/clothes/shoes, Tetra Paks, timber/wood, tools, toys, tyres, soils.

Asbestos is accepted at this site by appointment only. Please contact Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority for more information Tel: 0151 255 1444.

 

Kirkby Household Waste Recycling Centre, Depot Road, Kirkby L33 7UZ (Kirkby HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, car batteries, cardboard, carpets, cooking oil, drinks and food cans, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), engine oil, oil filters, all lightbulbs, flourescent tubes, garden waste, glass bottles, gypsum (plasterboard), household batteries, mattresses, paper, large plastics, plastic bottles, printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, soils, Tetra Paks, textiles/clothes/shoes, timber/wood, tools, toys, tyres.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.


St Helens:

 

Newton-le-Willows Household Waste Recycling Centre, Junction Lane, Newton-le-Willows, St Helens WA12 8DN (Newton HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, books, bric-a-brac, car batteries, household batteries, cardboard, carpets, cooking oil, drinks and food cans, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil, oil filters, flourescent tubes, furniture, garden waste, glass bottles and jars, gypsum (plasterboard), paper, plastic bottles, large plastics, printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, soils, textiles/clothes/shoes, timber/wood, tools, toys, tyres.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.

 

Ravenhead Household Waste Recycling Centre, Burtonhead Road, St Helens WA9 5EA (Ravenhead HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books, bric-a-brac, books/CDs/DVDs, household batteries, car batteries, cardboard, carpets, cooking oil, drinks and food cans, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), all lightbulbs, engine oil, oil filters, flourescent tubes, furniture, fridges and freezers, garden waste, glass bottles and jars, gypsum (plasterboard), mattresses, paper, large plastics, plastic bottles, printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, soils, textiles/clothes/shoes, timber/wood, tools, toys, tyres.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.

 

Rainhill Household Waste Recycling Centre, Tasker Terrace, Rainhill L35 4NX (Rainhill HWRC Map)

OPENING TIMES

Monday – Friday

1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm

1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Weekends

9.00 am to 5.00 pm (Saturday) and 9.00 am to 3.00 pm (Sunday) – during winter period

9.00 am to 6.00 pm (Saturday) and 9.00 am to 3.00 pm (Sunday) – during summer period

Materials accepted: aluminium foil, bicycles, books/CDs/DVDs, bric-a-brac, car batteries, household batteries, cardboard, carpets, cooking oil, drinks and food cans, electrical items and equipment (inc. mobile phones), engine oil, oil filters, all lightbulbs, flourescent tubes, furniture, garden waste, glass bottles, mattresses, paper, plasterboard (gypsum), large plastics, plastic bottles, printer cartridges, rubble, scrap metal, soils, textiles/clothes/shoes, timber/wood, Tetra Paks, tools.

Asbestos is NOT accepted on this site.

 

Rainford Household Waste Recycling Centre, Southern’s Lane, Rainford WA11 8EY – PLEASE NOTE THIS SITE IS NOW PERMANENTLY CLOSED