Tips and recycling


Household Waste Recycling Centres in Knowsley have now reopened, with strict social distancing measures in place.

The restrictions will be:

  • The number of vehicles allowed on site will be restricted, and queuing times will be significantly higher.
  • Cars only
  • One person per vehicle (NB. Blue Badge holders will be able to be accompanied by one family member)
  • No vans, commercial-type vehicles or large trailers.
  • Social distancing of at least 2 metres will be strictly enforced.
  • Site employees will not be able to assist with unloading. 
  • Sites will be open 8am – 8pm every day.

Please check the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority website for further details.

From Monday, 13 July, a limited number of vans carrying household waste will be able to visit the Household Recycling and Waste Centres (tips) at Huyton and Kirkby. Visit slots will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis and must be pre-booked by visiting: or calling 07774 787370 or 07774 787340

There are two tips in Knowsley where you can dispose of a wide range of items. By taking your waste and unwanted goods to these tips, we can dispose of them appropriately and recycle wherever possible.

Your local tips are:

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

Both tips are open from 8am to 5pm between 1 October and 31 March and from 8am to 8pm between 1 April and 30 September. More information.

You can dispose of the following items free of charge:

  • Car batteries, engine oil, household batteries and electrical items
  • Energy saving lightbulbs and fluorescent tubes
  • Garden waste, rubble and soils and plasterboard
  • Fridges and freezers (Huyton only)
  • Books, CDs/DVDs and furniture
  • Scrap metal, timber, glass, tools and tyres
  • Asbestos is only accepted at the Huyton site and by appointment only

You will need a permit if you are carrying waste in a van, flatbed or trailer. Permits are free - apply online or call 0151 236 0305 for more information.

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.


  Brown Glass Green Glass Clear Glass Salvation Army Tickled Pink Cartons Others
Huyton Hey Car Park x x x x   x shoes
Knowsley Council Building Archway Road x







Huyton Park Public House St Johns Road x x x        
Asda       x x    
Dales Country Club, Okell Drive x x x        









McDonalds Car Park x x x        
Kingfisher Public House x x x        
Kirkby Leisure Centre x x x x   x Clothes, Shoes
Car Park Mill Street   x x        
Stockbridge Village              
The Croft             Action for Kids
St Albert’s x x x        
The Village Hotel x x x