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.

NEWS: Halton Play Council get £8,000 funding for Make Use & Lend project

A Halton scheme to increase reuse and waste prevention is set to reach out to the local community after winning £8,000 funding. The Make Use and Lend project will be based at the charity Halton Play Council’s Resource Centre on Mersey Road, Runcorn and aims: • To increase the amounts of materials being re-used, repaired – Continue Reading

NEWS: Wirral youth in the zone to reduce, reuse and recycle!

A Wirral charity is using the enthusiasm and passion of young people to help stop perfectly good food from going to waste. Based at The Hive on Bright Street, Birkenhead, Wirral Youth Zone has been running the Waste Not Want Not project for almost a year after receiving funding from the Merseyside Recycling & Waste – Continue Reading

NEWS: Mersey community groups secure £165,000 funding to help reduce waste

Seventeen community groups have been awarded a share of £165,000 to help the Liverpool City Region reduce, re-use and recycle more. The money has come from the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority and Veolia Community Fund 21/22 which helps to support local waste prevention, re-use and recycling initiatives. The seventeen organisations had to bid for – Continue Reading

NEWS: All change for Sefton Meadows, Formby and Rainhill Recycling Centres

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) are pleased to announce the lifting of some restrictions at Sefton Meadows, Formby and Rainhill Household Waste Recycling Centres. From Monday 17th May 2021, residents wishing to use cars at those sites will no longer need to book an appointment. This change will be kept under review over the – Continue Reading

NEWS: Schools rise to the ten-tonne textiles reuse challenge

A project aiming to cut the amount of clothes and textiles going to waste has recently celebrated a significant funding boost. Toxteth-based education organisation Liverpool World Centre has received £18,000 from the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority (MRWA) and Veolia Community Fund to run waste prevention project the Ten Tonne Challenge. The scheme – being – Continue Reading

NEWS: Job Vacancy

Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority wishes to recruit an Environmental Officer to undertake environmental monitoring at its waste management facilities. The role entails working outdoors as part of a small team, collecting data and samples, along with analysis and reporting. Applications are sought from suitably qualified candidates with a relevant environmental qualification or experience in the – Continue Reading

NEWS: Alchemy helping to cut food waste in Liverpool City Region

A project to help householders cut food waste, eat more healthily and save money is celebrating a funding boost.

NEWS: Longer hours for Recycling Centres

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in the Liverpool City Region will open for an extra three hours every day from Thursday 1st April. The Recycling Centres, which are provided by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) and operated by resource management company Veolia, will be switching to their summer opening hours until October, meaning most – Continue Reading

NEWS: Deadline nearing for £165,000 Community Fund

The deadline is looming for organisations who want a share of £165,000 to help make Liverpool City Region a cleaner and greener place. The funding has been made available for community and voluntary groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations, who can reduce household waste, encourage recycling and resource reuse and prevent carbon emissions. The projects will – Continue Reading

NEWS: New Temporary traffic management measures at Clatterbridge Household Waste Recycling Centre

From Friday 5th March temporary traffic management arrangements will be in place along Mount Road between the Clatterbridge Household Waste Recycling Centre entrance and the M5, J4 roundabout. Residents turning left into Mount Road should use the left hand (inside) lane only, to access the site and be aware that warning signage will be in – Continue Reading

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