There are two Household Waste Recycling centres (HWRCs) in Bolton where you can dispose of a wide range of items. By taking your waste and unwanted goods to these HWRCs, we can dispose of them appropriately and recycle wherever possible.

Recycling centre  Opening hours
Hurstwood Court
Raikes Lane

Monday to Sunday
8am - 6pm

Salford Road Recycling Centre
Salford Road

Vehicles under 2m
Monday to Saturday
9am - 5pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays
10am - 4pm

Vehicles over 2m
Monday to Saturday
7am - 5pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays
10am - 4pm

The recycling centres are open on Bank Holidays except for Christmas Day and New Years Day.

If you live in Bolton you can use any Recycling Centre in Greater Manchester free of charge for waste and recycling from your home.

How many times can I visit?

The number of times you can visit Greater Manchester Suez Recycling Centres in a year, depends on the size of your vehicle:

  • Cars and cars with single axle trailers – 52 visits a year
  • Cars with a double axle trailer – 18 visits a year
  • Vehicles up to 3.5 tonne gross vehicle weight: 18 visits a year
  • Vans over 3.5 tonnes can visit 12 times a year

For further information please visit Recycling Centre visit limit information page.

What can I take?

Please make sure you separate your waste and recycling so you can put them in the right container when you arrive.

 For a full list of what you can take, please check our A-Z recycling guide at

Plasterboard and Asbestos are not accepted at all sites in Greater Manchester and special arrangements are in place for their disposal. Before visiting any site to dispose of these materials please visit the links below and follow the instructions provided.

If you need to dispose of plasterboard please visit

If you need to dispose of asbestos please visit

Renew Shops

You can now donate a range of unwanted items at 15 recycling centres across Greater Manchester to help stock our new Renew shops selling pre-love household items at an affordable price – find out more at: