Recycling sites

Recycling sites

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Community recycling centres (tips) 

Community recycling centres (CRCs) give Warrington residents the opportunity to recycle a wide range of household waste and help to create a better environment.  Household waste ONLY is accepted at the community recycling centres, NO commercial and trade waste is accepted.  To help make your visit as quick as possible and to reduce waiting times, please sort your recyclables before visiting the site and ensure they are put in the correct skip.

Top tip: Beat the queues by visiting the centres during the week if possible, rather than at weekends.

There are three CRCs in Warrington, open every day except Christmas day, boxing day and new year's day:

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Community Recycling Centres

Gatewarth

Address:
Barnard Street, WA5 1DD - Map

Opening times:
8am - 6pm
Throughout the year

What you can recycle:
Materials accepted at Gatewarth CRC

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Stockton Heath

Address:
Sandy Lane, WA4 2AY - Map

Opening times: 
8am - 8pm (Until 30 Aug 2014)
8am - 6pm (31 Aug - 27 Sep 2014)
8am - 4pm (From 28 Sep 2014)

What you can recycle:
Materials accepted at Stockton Heath CRC

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Woolston

Address:
New Cut Lane, WA1 4AG - Map

Opening times:
8am - 6pm
Throughout the year

What you can recycle:
Materials accepted at Woolston CRC

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Report an issue with a recycling site such as full or overflowing bins, etc

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Larger vehicles - Vans, trailers etc

If you intend to use a van or other commercial-type vehicle, or a vehicle pulling a trailer, you may be asked by the site staff to:

  • confirm the address where the waste has originated from
  • show proof of your address in Warrington
  • sign a ‘disclaimer’ to confirm the waste has been produced by yourself at your property
Contact us if you wish to make frequent trips or want to bring large quantities of material.  Access for large vehicles / trailers is only available at Gatewarth and Woolston CRCs.

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Battery recycling

You can recycle your used batteries at the following locations:

  • Community recycling centres (CRCs) at Gatewarth, Woolston or Stockton Heath
  • Contact Warrington, Horsemarket Street, Warrington
  • Burtonwood Library, Chapel Lane
  • Stockton Heath Library, Alexandra Park
  • Penketh Library, Honiton Way
  • Warrington Library, Museum Street
  • Lymm Library, Davies Way
  • Padgate Library, Insall Road
  • Birchwood Library, Brock Road
  • Culcheth Library, Warrington Rd
  • Woolston Library, Woolston Neighbourhood Hub, Hall Road
  • Orford Library, Poplars Avenue
  • Westbrook Library, Westbrook

Find out more about battery recycling