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Recycling centres & bring banks

There are over 40 recycling Bring Bank sites throughout the Borough that St Helens Council are responsible for.  Most of these are at supermarkets, social clubs, pubs and community centres.

To find your local site go to the Recycle Now website and enter your postcode.

Many of the sites take paper/magazines, glass, clothes and shoes.

Household Waste Recycling Centres

A company called Veolia Environmental Services under a contract with the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority operates the Household Waste Recycling Centres in the Borough.

You will need a permit if you are planning to access our Household Waste Recycling Centres in a van, flatbed or trailer (between 2-3 metres long).

Permits are free and you can apply for a permit via the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority website or call 0151 236 0305.

There are 3 Household Waste Recycling Centres:

Opening Times

  • 1st April – 30th September: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm
  • 1st October – 31st March: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Find out more about Town Centre household waste recycling centre

Opening Times

1 April - 30 September: 8.00am to 8.00pm
1 October - 31 March: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Facilities available: recycling, general waste, recycled goods franchise

Find out more about Newton-le-Willows Household Waste Recycling Centre - Junction Lane

Opening Times

  • Monday - Friday 
    1 April - 30 September: 8.00am to 8.00pm 
    1 October - 31 March: 8.00am to 5.00pm
  • Weekends: 
    1 April - 30 September 9.00am-6.00pm (Saturday) and 9.00am-3.00pm (Sunday)
    1 October - 31 March 9.00am-5.00pm (Saturday) and 9.00am-3.00pm (Sunday).

Facilities Available: recycling, general waste, recycled goods franchise

Find out more about Rainhill Household Waste Recycling Centre - Tasker Terrace