This section displays previous media releases issued by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority.
Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority can confirm that in line with government advice it plans to keep all 14 of its Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) open and operational through the current national lockdown period (starting 5th January 2021). The Centres will operate at normal winter opening times 8.00am – 5.00pm*. There are booking systems – Continue Reading
Householders in the Liverpool City Region are being asked to recycle as much as possible this Christmas and New Year – but to bear in mind any COVID-19 restrictions. Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority (MRWA) and its contractor Veolia are reminding local people that the region’s 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres are open most days, – Continue Reading
NEWS Date: 4th November 2020 Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority can confirm that it plans to keep all 14 of its Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) open and operational through the next national lockdown period starting on 5th November 2020. All of the Centres will operate in line with winter opening times 8.00am – 5.00pm.There – Continue Reading
Merseyside’s Recycling Centres are set to switch to their shorter winter opening hours. From Thursday 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 in the region. They are operated by resource management company Veolia on – Continue Reading
NEWS We are now allowing a limited number of vans and large trailers onto the Recycling Centres each day (with the exception of Rainhill). Visits are strictly via a pre-arranged booking only and anyone turning up without a pre-booked visit will be turned away. Residents wishing to make a booking can do so by BOOKING ONLINE – Continue Reading
Merseyside residents must book an appointment before they can visit any of: Formby Recycling Centre (Altcar Road) Rainhill Recycling Centre (Tasker Terrace) Sefton Meadows (Sefton Lane) – Please only book a slot if it is essential that you dispose of this waste – Residents will be required to provide a car registration and the address – Continue Reading
Most of Merseyside’s Household Recycling Centres have reopened. To help you plan your visit we’ve put together a range of the most FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS below: Are any Recycling Centres closed? Our Rainhill Centre reopened on Monday 21st September. For Rainhill, Sefton Meadows and Formby residents will need to book a slot to access – Continue Reading
We have decided to open with restrictions and subject to traffic management plans being in place for each site. MRWA along with its contractor Veolia will be implementing clear operating guidelines with respect to the necessity of visits, social distancing on site and queuing. Our priority at all times is the safety of residents and – Continue Reading
A community group from Bootle has received a funding boost to help stop unused food from going to waste – by foraging and gleaning local farms and fields. Taking Root, a project of Stanley Road-based Regenerus, has received almost £8000 from the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority Community Fund for The Big Community Glean Up – Continue Reading
A project to help householders in Liverpool save money and cut food waste is celebrating a funding boost. Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside has received £8,000 from the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) Community Fund to run the ‘Let’s Speke About Food’ scheme which will see cookery workshops delivered to raise awareness of and – Continue Reading
The government is advising as many of us as possible to stay home as much as we can in order to help key workers, relieve strain on the NHS and ultimately stop us getting sick. It’s a difficult time we’re living through, but we can all help each other as family, friends, neighbours and as – Continue Reading
Fifteen community groups have been awarded a share of £150,000 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 20/21 which was set up to help support waste prevention, re-use and recycling initiatives. The fifteen organisations had to – Continue Reading
These are challenging times we’re currently living through, especially when it comes to household food management. We don’t know if we’re buying too much or not enough. Can we use leftovers? What is the best way to stock a fridge? However, thinking positively we can use this as an opportunity to reacquaint ourselves with some – Continue Reading
A new campaign has been launched to help stop thousands of tonnes of clothes and textiles going to waste. Recycle Right – an initiative led by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) to boost recycling – is targeting these materials as research shows that around 18,000 tonnes of textiles goes into people’s bins each year – Continue Reading
“Batteries can burn and fires can kill – Recycle batteries separately” is the strong message leading our new campaign urging people to ‘BeBatterySavvy’ and recycle their batteries separately and safely. What is it about?: The campaign has come about after a series of battery-related fires across the recycling and waste industry. If electrical products with – Continue Reading
Local residents will soon be able to get their green fingers on free recycling bags….
Merseyside residents can learn the ins and outs of waste disposal by logging on to You Tube to see what happens to their rubbish….
‘Give it a Grow’ is the message being put out to mark the tenth annual Compost Awareness Week, which runs from 2 – 8 May….
Merseyside and Halton residents visiting the region’s Recycling Centres later this month will get a chance to take part in one of the biggest…
Local recycling groups are being encouraged to bid for grant funding under a scheme launched by waste officers next week (10th August 2009)….
Proposals to create a new £1.5m Household Waste Recycling Centre in Kirkby will be unveiled to local residents and businesses this week….
Seven of Merseyside’s 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres have introduced dedicated gypsum waste recycling points on site….
All 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) on Merseyside are switching to longer summer opening hours this week….
Elected Members of Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) have moved the choice of new contractors for its £3 billion waste contracts into…
Teenage fashion students know they’re heading in the right direction after transforming a pile of old maps in to a unique piece of haute…
As residents in Merseyside and Halton get their gardens prepared for spring, local recycling officers today announced a series of compost activities…
Eight Merseyside community groups have been awarded funding for waste awareness projects….
Millions of tonnes of waste will have been created over Christmas and New Year so local waste chiefs are asking householders to take advantage of the…
Merseyside residents can now take their used household batteries to any of the region’s Household Waste Recycling Centres….
Merseyside recycling levels are improving apace with almost a quarter of all the region’s waste being recycled….
Recycling chiefs are urging Merseysiders to compost their pumpkins this week. …
Merseyside’s five local councils have signed up to a flagship waste agreement to ensure that they only pay disposal charges on the waste they…
The newly established Merseyside Compost Network is giving away more than 100 tonnes of FREE soil improver and compost to residents across Merseyside…
Effect of strike action on 16th and 17th July 2008 on all Household Waste Recycling Centres in Merseyside
Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) will be not be operating any of its 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres in the Merseyside area as a result…
Merseyside’s waste officers have teamed up to give away 140 tonnes of free compost next weekend (15/16 March)….
A wash out weather forecast for this weekend has forced the organisers of the ‘Bidston Moss Activity Fun Day’ near Birkenhead to cancel…
Sefton Meadows Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) will see improvement works take place on site this summer….
Local recycling groups are being encouraged to bid for cash funding under a scheme launched by waste chiefs today (3rd December)….
The Director of Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) today urged households across the region to recycle more as the Authority marks its 20th…
Waste chiefs are helping Merseyside lovers get in the mood after producing a special guide to celebrating Valentine’s Day – the green way….
Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) would like to hear from organisations able to offer short term (up to five years) services for the…
Merseyside revellers are being urged to think green this festive season as waste bosses promote ‘12 green tips’ for Christmas….
Applications are invited from suitable and qualified companies who wish to be considered for inclusion on a select tender list of contractors for the…