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Kerbside collections

Liverpool City CouncilYour kerbside collections are managed by Liverpool City Council.
Tel: 0151 233 3000
> Link to the council website

What does my council collect?

    Blue bin:

  • Cardboard
  • Glass bottles/jars
  • Food/drink cans
  • Paper, newspaper and magazines
  • Plastic bottles
    Green bin:

  • Grass clippings
  • Tree and shrub clippings
  • Weeds
  • Dead flowers
  • Leaves

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Your nearest recycling banks

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Your local Household Waste Recycling Centres are:

Old Swan Household Waste Recycling Centre
Cheadle Avenue, Liverpool L13 3AF

Otterspool Household Waste Recycling Centre
Jericho Lane, Liverpool L17 5AR

Opening Times:
1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm
1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Note: all Recycling Centres in Merseyside are available to use by all Merseyside householders

Provided by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority
Tel. 0151 255 1444

What do these Centres accept?

  • Batteries (car)
  • Batteries (Household)
  • Books, CDs & DVDs
  • Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Coffee cups (e.g. takeaway cups from coffee shops)
  • Carpet
  • Electrical Items (e.g. hairdryers, DVD players)
  • Fridges & Freezers
  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Light bulbs
  • Garden/Green
  • Glass (Bottles & Jars)
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Mattresses
  • Mobile Phones
  • Oil (Engine)
  • Oil (Cooking)
  • Oil (Filters)
  • Paint (Old Swan only)
  • Paper (inc. Newspapers, magazines & telephone directories)
  • Plasterboard (gypsum)
  • Rubble
  • Scrap Metal
  • Shoes; Soil
  • Televisions (inc. computer monitors)
  • Tetrapak cartons
  • Textiles
  • Tyres
  • White Goods (e.g. washing machines, microwaves)
  • Wood (untreated timber)
  • Wood (Chipboard, Composite, MDF)
  • Large plastics
  • Printer cartridges
  • Non-recyclable household waste