Hazardous Waste

Butane gas cartridges

Butane gas cartridges are not accepted in your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box or residual bin.

Butane gas cartridges are accepted at your local Household Waste Recycling Centres

To arrange disposal contact Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority on Tel: 0151 255 1444 or email: enquiries@meseysidewda.gov.uk

*Find out more here: https://www.merseysidewda.gov.uk/waste-recycling/household-waste-recycling-centres-hwrcs/
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  • Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority can dispose of some hazardous household waste types at some Household Waste Recycling Centre.
  • This service it is dependent on what the waste is, and how much of it there is. Please call Tel: 0151 255 1444 to check before travelling to a Centre.
  • Examples of hazardous household wastes include: garden chemicals, weed-killers, insecticides, household cleaning products.

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