Hazardous Waste

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed is not accepted in your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box or residual bin. Japanese Knotweed also not accepted at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. Japanese Knotweed needs requires specialist disposal. You should contact the Environment Agency for help if you have more questions about how to handle Japanese knotweed and want to find out more about when you need a licence to dispose of Japanese knotweed. Email: enquiries@environment-agency.gov.uk or Telephone 03708 506 506 www.gov.uk/guidance/prevent-japanese-knotweed-from-spreading for more information

HAZARDOUS WASTE FACTS: *Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority can dispose of hazardous household waste at some Household Waste Recycling Centre, however it is dependent on what the waste is and how much of it there is. * Examples of hazardous household wastes include: garden chemicals, weed-killers, insecticides, household cleaning products.

Find out what you can recycle in your council's area or find your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre at Recycle for Merseyside and Halton

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