Local tips and recycling centres

Recycling centreThere are household waste recycling centres located around the borough which take materials such as paper, glass, textiles, rubble and other household rubbish for recycling. They are managed by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA).

Where are they?

  • South Sefton Household Waste Recycling Centre, Irlam Road, Bootle L20 4AE
  • Sefton Meadows Household Waste Recycling Centre, Sefton Lane, Maghull L31 8BX 
  • Southport Household Waste Recycling Centre, Foul Lane, Southport PR9 7RG 
  • Formby Household Waste Recycling Centre, Altcar Road, Formby L37 8DL

What are the opening times?

  • 1 April - 30 September 8am - 8pm
  • 1 October - 31 March  8am - 5pm

Asbestos waste is only accepted at specific household waste recycling centres. Please contact MRWA to arrange an appointment. Alternatively you may wish to use the bulky item collection service for the disposal of large household items. Please be aware any materials not put inside the banks provided but left on the ground will be treated as fly tipping and could result in a prosecution.

Recycling App

An app is now available which can be downloaded to your smartphone or tablet. The app provides details of all the Recycling Centre in Merseyside with addresses, opening times and what materials are accepted. The app also connects to Google Maps so you can get directions to your nearest centre.

Download the app via Google Play.

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Download the app via i-Tunes.

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Last Updated on 09 May 2019