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.

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

Zero Waste Week 2021

At Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority we are delighted to support this year’s Zero Waste Week (6th to 10th September). Founded in 2008, Zero Waste Week aims to help individuals, businesses, organisations, schools, universities and community groups reduce landfill waste, save money and preserve resources. It wants to: – empower individuals to rethink ‘rubbish’ as – Continue Reading

Access to Otterspool and Old Swan Recycling Centres

Access to Otterspool and Old Swan Recycling Centres Traffic to both Otterspool Recycling Centre and Old Swan Recycling Centre is currently being impacted by diversions. Otterspool Recycling Centre – vehicles turning right from Aigburth Road into Jericho Lane, and vehicles going straight on from Ashfield Road into Jericho Lane will be diverted via Garston Way – Continue Reading

NEWS: Notice of the Commencement of the Period for Exercise of Public Rights – MWDA Accounts 2020/21

Notice of the Commencement of the Period for Exercise of Public Rights MERSEYSIDE WASTE DISPOSAL AUTHORITY AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2021 Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) Amendments Regulations 2021 Notice is hereby given under the above regulations that the unaudited – Continue Reading

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

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