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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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Services and Facilities

GMWDA's Recycling and Waste Management Contract, in partnership with Viridor Laing (Greater Manchester) Ltd (VLGM) has a total of 43 facilities over 23 sites. 

In-Vessel Composting Facility Household Waste Recycling Centre


The newest facility, our Solar Farm, was officially opened in January 2016. At its full capacity the Solar Farm is set to produce around 2 million kWh of electricity every year, which is enough to power approximately 600 homes. It comprises over 8,000 individual solar panels across 6.8 acres (296,208 square feet).