Winter times for recycling
RECYCLING centres in Sefton have switched to shorter winter opening hours.
As of Monday the they are open 8am-5pm – changing from the summer hours of 8am-8pm.
The recycling centres are provided by Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) and operated by resource management company Veolia.
The Sefton Centres are located at:
Formby – Altcar Road, Formby.
Sefton Meadows – Sefton Lane, Maghull.
Southport – Foul Lane, Scarisbrick New Road.
South Sefton – Irlam Road, Bootle.
Carl Beer, chief executive of MRWA, said: “We shorten the hours over the winter to coincide with the darker nights over the forthcoming months. “Householders can use the centres to recycle a host of items – from cans, car batteries and cardboard to garden waste, large plastics, scrap metal, textiles and timber, and more.”
Anyone who is planning to visit a recycling centre in a van or with a long trailer will need a permit to get in.
Vvisit www. merseysidewda.gov.uk or call 0151 236 0305.
A wide range of items can be recycled at centres in Sefton all year round