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Merseyside Recycling Centres switch to shorter winter hours

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

From Wednesday 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 13 Household Waste Recycling Centres in the region. They are operated by Veolia Environmental Services on behalf of Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA).

Carl Beer, Chief Executive of MRWA, said: “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 pictures attached show Ravenhead Household Waste Recycling Centre in St. Helens.

From October 1st 2014 until March 31st 2015 Merseyside’s Household Waste Recycling Centres will be open from 8.00am until 5.00pm*. The Centres are located at:

 

Knowsley –
Huyton – Wilson Road – L36 6AD
Kirkby – Depot Road, Knowsley Industrial Park – L33 3AR

 

Liverpool –
Otterspool – Jericho Lane, Aigburth – L17 5AR

 

Sefton –
Formby – Altcar Road, Formby – L37 8EG
Sefton Meadows – Sefton Lane, Maghull – L31 8BX
Southport – Foul Lane, Scarisbrick New Road – PR9 7RG
South Sefton – Irlam Road, Bootle – L20 4AE

 

St Helens –
Newton-le-Willows – Junction Lane – WA12 8DN
*Rainhill – Tasker Terrace
Rainhill – L35 4NX Ravenhead – Burtonhead Road, St. Helens – WA9 5EA

 

Wirral –
Bidston – Wallasey Bridge Road, Birkenhead – CH41 1EB
Clatterbridge – Mount Road, Clatterbridge – CH63 4JZ
West Kirby – Greenbank Road – CH48 5HR

 

*NB:

Rainhill:
Monday to Friday: Open 8.00am-5.00pm
Saturdays: Open 9.00am-5.00pm
Sundays: Open 9.00am–3.00pm

MRWA 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 13 Household Waste Recycling Facilities. www.merseysidewda.gov.uk