Tips and recycling


Household Waste Recycling Centres in Knowsley have now reopened, with strict social distancing measures in place

Please check the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority website for further details.
There are two tips in Knowsley where you can dispose of a wide range of items. By taking your waste and unwanted goods to these tips, we can dispose of them appropriately and recycle wherever possible.

Your local tips are:

  • Huyton Waste Recycling Centre, Wilson Road, Huyton, L36 6AD
  • Kirkby Waste Reception Centre, Depot Road, Kirkby, L33 7UZ

Both tips are open from 8am to 5pm between 1 October and 31 March and from 8am to 8pm between 1 April and 30 September. More information.

You can dispose of the following items free of charge:

  • Car batteries, engine oil, household batteries and electrical items
  • Energy saving lightbulbs and fluorescent tubes
  • Garden waste, rubble and soils and plasterboard
  • Fridges and freezers (Huyton only)
  • Books, CDs/DVDs and furniture
  • Scrap metal, timber, glass, tools and tyres
  • Asbestos is only accepted at the Huyton site and by appointment only

You will need a permit if you are carrying waste in a van, flatbed or trailer. Permits are free - apply online or call 0151 236 0305 for more information.

Recycling points

There are a number of recycling points in Knowsley where you can recycle a range of household items. Community recycling points – or bring banks – enable you to recycle a wide range of materials.


  Brown Glass Green Glass Clear Glass Salvation Army Tickled Pink Cartons Others
Huyton Hey Car Park x x x x   x shoes
Knowsley Council Building Archway Road x







Huyton Park Public House St Johns Road x x x        
Asda       x x    
Dales Country Club, Okell Drive x x x        









McDonalds Car Park x x x        
Kingfisher Public House x x x        
Kirkby Leisure Centre x x x x   x Clothes, Shoes
Car Park Mill Street   x x        
Stockbridge Village              
The Croft             Action for Kids
St Albert’s x x x        
The Village Hotel x x x