General Enquiries and Requests for Information


General enquiries can be made to the Authority using its online enquiry form at the bottom of this page or by calling Tel: 0151 255 1444.

Please note, the Authority is not responsible for the collection of kerbside household recycling and waste bins. Please direct these enquiries to your local council. 


For media and communications enquiries please contact:

John Lally, Communications and Development Officer
Tel: 0151 255 2568 Email:

Adam de Spretter Yates, Communications and Development Officer
Tel: 0151 255 2527 Email:


The Authority has produced a guide for members of the public wishing to make an information request in relation to its duties in relation to: (a) Freedom of Information Act 2001, (b) Environmental Information Regulations 2004, (c) Data Protection Act 2018.

Guide to Making a Request (this is a PDF document)

Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority Corporate Privacy Notice (this is a PDF document)

The Publications Scheme is a statutory requirement of the Authority’s compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. It provides in more detail the information that the Authority published in the public domain, and how to access and request information.

MRWA Publications Scheme (June 2021) (this is a PDF document)