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HWRC height restrictions rethink to enable more recycling

Height restrictions at household waste recycling centres in Greater Manchester have been changed to accommodate taller vehicles. Previously, the barriers were set at a height of 59 (175cm) to deter traders from abusing the sites which are funded through the council tax. The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) said the height barriers have enabled it to significantly reduce this abuse. However, the GMWDA has now decided to raise barrier restrictions ...