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Recycling Centres switch hours – 23 Sept 2009

Merseyside’s Recycling Centres are set to switch to shorter winter opening hours.

From Thursday 1 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 Veolia Environmental Services on behalf of Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA).

Merseyside householders can use the Centres to recycle a host of items – from cans, car batteries and cardboard to garden waste, glass, paper, scrap metal, textiles and timber, and more.

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Notes to editors:

The attached images show Sefton Meadows HWRC in Maghull.

From October 1st 2009 until March 31st 2010 Merseyside’s Household Waste Recycling Centres will be open from 8.00am until 5.00pm. The Centres can be located at:

Bidston – Wallasey Bridge Road, Birkenhead – CH41 1EB
Clatterbridge – Mount Road, Clatterbridge – CH63 6JE
Formby – Altcar Road, Formby – L37 8EG
Huyton – Ellis Ashton Street, Huyton Industrial Estate – L36 6BJ
Kirkby – Depot Road, Knowsley Industrial Park – L33 3AR
Newton-le-Willows – Junction Lane – WA12 8DN
Otterspool – Jericho Lane, Aigburth – L17 5AR
*Rainford – Southerns Lane – WA11 8EY
*Rainhill – Tasker Terrace, Rainhill – L35 4NX
Ravenhead – Burtonhead Road, St. Helens – WA9 5EA
Sefton Meadows – Sefton Lane, Maghull – L31 8BX
Southport – Foul Lane, Scarisbrick New Road – PR9 7RG
South Sefton – Irlam Road, Bootle – L20 4AE
West Kirby – Greenbank Road – CH48 5HR

*NB. Rainford and Rainhill HWRCs: Open 9.00am–5.00pm on Saturdays; 9.00am–3.00pm on Sundays

MWDA is a local government body with nine elected members from the five constituent councils in Merseyside. It organises and manages disposal of all waste collected by the five councils and operates 14 Household Waste Recycling Facilities. www.merseysidewda.gov.uk