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Waste and recycling sites

Coronavirus (COVID-19): waste and recycling site updates

The waste and recycling sites are owned by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and operated by recycling and waste management firm SUEZ.

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Find out about recycling centres (rubbish tips) and recycling banks in Rochdale borough and Greater Manchester.

Opening times of waste and recycling centres

The borough's 2 waste and recycling centres (tips) are open from 8am-6pm everyday - but with restrictions.

Locations of waste and recycling centres

There are 2 waste and recycling centres in Rochdale borough which are located at:

Recycling centres reopening FAQs

SUEZ operate the recycling sites and has reorganised the layout of these to meet social distancing measures. Only a limited number of cars will be allowed on site at any one time with a one in, one out policy. Find out what you can and can't take, why and more.

Find your nearest recycling bank​

COVID-19: it is not possible to recycle unwanted clothes, shoes and household textiles at recycling banks. Please store these items in your home, ready to be recycled or re-used when recycling banks and charity shops re-open.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely, carefully and frequently and will keep the council’s website regularly updated.


There are a number of small recycling banks across the borough which you can visit at your convenience.

At a recycling bank, you can recycle small quantities of items such as bottles, jars, tins, cans and clothing.


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Phone: Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm.
Closed for training Monday 11am-11.30am.

Environmental Management
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(Postal address only)

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