Events & Open Days

Ever wondered what really happens to your recycling after it has been collected or want to find our more about how you can reduce, reuse and recycle more? Come along to one of our FREE events or open days to find out.

Come and explore!

Discover how we use the latest technology to sort paper from plastic bottles and cans from cardboard on a tour of the Materials Recovery Facility. 

Next Events

Friday 1st November 2019: Gillmoss Open Day, Liverpool

No booking required at Gillmoss,  free car parking, suitable for all ages and accessible. 

Discover how recycling is sorted and separated using people, machines and technology. You'll get to see first hand as it travels over some of the 90 conveyor belts at the Materials Recovery Facility from our safe and secure walkway. There will be stalls for all ages and activities for children in the Education Centre, so you can learn how best to reduce, reuse and recycle right. Light refreshments and toilets are available. 

Previous Events

  • Bidston Heritage Open Day - 'Journey Through Waste': 21st September 2019
  • Gillmoss Heritage Open Day - 'Journey Through Waste': 18th & 19th September 2019
  • Gillmoss Waste & Recycling Open Day: 22nd August 2019
  • Gillmoss Waste & Recycling Open Day26th October 2018

If you have missed one of our events or open days and would like to arrange a visit for a group, go to the Recycling Discovery Centre page for more information.