Current News and Campaigns

CURRENT NEWS AND CAMPAIGNS

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority actively promotes its work in local, national and trade media. This part of our site gives you information on our most recent media releases and communications campaigns.


Recycle Right this Christmas and New Year

Householders in the Liverpool City Region are being asked to recycle right this Christmas and New Year – but to take care when visiting Recycling Centres and continue to follow the national COVID-19 guidance. Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority (MRWA) and its contractor Veolia are reminding local people that the region’s 14 Household Waste Recycling – Continue Reading

Birkenhead community group turning textiles into treasure this Christmas

A Wirral-based community group is using Christmas decoration-making to help stop clothes and textiles from going to waste. Market Street-based Make It Happen Birkenhead is a community Interest Group which is using the festive season to help give their Textiles As Treasure project a boost, as well as providing local people with an opportunity to – Continue Reading

COP26 kids combating climate change with ten tonne fashion fix

Schools from across the Liverpool City Region have banded together in an effort to combat climate change and to stop clothes from being wasted. The project Fashion Fix: Fixing clothes and changing behaviours to reduce textile consumption and waste is the creation of Toxteth-based Liverpool World Centre and environmental charity Faiths4Change, who have been awarded – Continue Reading

SUNDAY 24TH OCTOBER Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Resident Notice

Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on SUNDAY 24th OCTOBER 2021 – Restrictions to access at Otterspool Recycling Centre, Jericho Lane, Liverpool. There will be some restrictions to the access at Otterspool Recycling Centre during the Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Sunday 24th October 2021. Jericho Lane will be closed at the junction to Aigburth – Continue Reading

Latest Key Performance Indicators

MRWA has released its latest Key Performance Indicators. They can be viewed and downloaded below: KPI 1 – DOWNLOAD (PDF) KPI 2 – DOWNLOAD (PDF) KPI 3 – DOWNLOAD (PDF)

Recycling Centres to switch to winter hours from 1st October

Merseyside’s Recycling Centres are set to switch to their shorter winter opening hours. From Friday 1st October the Centres will be open from 8.00am until 5.00pm* – changing from the summer hours of 8.00am to 8.00pm. There are 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in the region. They are operated by Veolia on behalf of – Continue Reading

Merseyside community groups come together to help reduce waste

Seventeen community groups have met in Liverpool to come up with ideas to help the City Region reduce, re-use and recycle more. The groups have all received funding from the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority (MRWA) and Veolia Community Fund 21/22, which has distributed £165,000 to help support local waste prevention, re-use and recycling initiatives. – Continue Reading

Pringles tubes and other paper containers with metal ends now accepted at Merseyside recycling Bring Banks

A new recycling service for paper containers with metal ends, such as Pringles tubes, hot chocolate, nuts and other products, has been launched at Merseyside’s 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) this Recycle Week. Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority has introduced the service in partnership with Veolia and the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the – Continue Reading

Recycle Week 2021: This year ‘Step It Up’ in the fight against Climate Change!

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) is proud to ‘Step It Up’ in the biggest and best Recycle Week ever. Recycle Now and MRWA are asking residents to ‘Step It Up’ in the fight against climate change and take action to protect our environment through even better recycling habits. This year Recycle Now welcomes a – Continue Reading

Liverpool Half Marathon on SUNDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2021

Liverpool Half Marathon on SUNDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2021 – Restrictions to access at Otterspool Recycling Centre, Jericho Lane, Liverpool. There will be some restrictions to the access at Otterspool Recycling Centre during the Liverpool Half Marathon on Sunday 12th September 2021. Jericho Lane will be closed at the junction to Aigburth Road between 9.00am and – Continue Reading

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