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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). 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. more

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4th Floor, Metropolitan Place

Hobson Street



Tel: 0161 770 1700

Fax: 0161 770 1701


Nearest Metrolink: Oldham Central  

Nearest Parking: Southgate Street Car Park or The Spindles Shopping Centre



Tipping Permit Scheme

Are you eligible for Tipping Permits?

Who can apply? 

Table 1

  Groups                                                     Yes   No  
1. Registered Charity Shops          
2. Not for profit organisations    
3. Community groups    
4. Re-use Groups    


What can we take?

Table 2

1.            Waste Criteria                   
2. Bric-a-brac
3. Furniture (that cannot be re-used).

Only donated household items (No TVs or fridge/Freezers, hazardous waste).                                                                         


 If you answered yes to table 1 and have the type of waste listed in table 2, please follow links below:

Charities: click here

Not for profit organisations: click here

Improper use will result in withdrawl from the scheme.

Spot checks will be carried out at Disposal sites.

All activities and tonnages will be recorded.