Tips and recycling

The two Household Waste Recycling Centres - or tips - in Knowsley are provided by Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority and accept a range of household materials for recycling, from batteries, cans and cardboard, through to garden clippings, glass bottles and wood. They also accept bulky items such as furniture and white goods (e.g. fridges and freezers).

Householders can check for more details.

Your local tips are:

  • Huyton Waste Recycling Centre, Wilson Road, Huyton, L36 6AD
  • Kirkby Waste Reception Centre, Depot Road, Kirkby, L33 7UZ

Opening times:

Winter - 1 October to 31 March, 8.00am to 5.00pm
Summer - 1 April to 30 September, 8.00am to 8.00pm
The sites are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Van booking

Residents using vans or trailers between 2 – 3 metres (external box dimensions) need to book an appointment to visit the Recycling Centres.  Those using a van of any size or a large trailer are allowed a maximum of 12 visits over the year to recycle and dispose of household waste (this includes green and garden waste). Please note: residents using a standard car do NOT need to make a booking to use the Recycling Centres unless you intend to visit with a trailer between 2 – 3 metres (external box dimensions) in length.

How to book

Making an appointment is easy and free of charge. Simply book online or ring 07774 787340 /  07774 787370.

Asbestos booking system

A free disposal service by appointment only is provided at Huyton Household Recycling Centre to residents disposing of cement bonded asbestos products. If you use a contractor to remove your waste, this is classed as trade waste and it will not be accepted at the site. Your contractor will be responsible for disposing of this waste.
Visit the Veolia website or Tel: 0203 567 4200 to book.

Recycling points

There are a number of recycling points in Knowsley where you can recycle a range of household items. Community recycling points – or bring banks – enable you to recycle a wide range of materials.


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