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New Chair Appointed to GMWDA
New Chair Appointed to GMWDA

Labour Member for Manchester City Council, Councillor Nigel Murphy, has been unanimously appointed as the new Chair of Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA). ...read more


Taking Action against Trade Waste Abuse
Taking Action against Trade Waste Abuse

Across Greater Manchester, there are 20 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) for local residents to recycle waste from their home. ...read more





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We are England’s largest Waste Disposal Authority and provide a world class environmentally sustainable solution for Greater Manchester’s waste

 

We are responsible for dealing with the 1.1 million tonnes of waste produced each year, from the 1,017,000 households and resident population of over 2.42 million (AGMA 2015) in Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford. This waste comes from council household waste collections and 20 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) provided and serviced by the Authority. We handle around 4% of England's Municipal waste.