Materials Recycling Facilities

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What is a Waste Transfer Station and Inside MRFs and MBTs

What is a Waste Transfer Station? Well, let us explain Waste Transfer Stations, were once simply depots, often not even roofed where the dust-carts (now called Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCVs)) would return after collecting each load of rubbish for their bin collection rounds. The RCVs deposit their 3 to 5 tonnes of collected household, and […]

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List of Municipal MRFs Operating in England – Materials Recovery Facilities Known Also as Recycling Centres

We have devoted this page to providing a list of materials recovery facilities in England. Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are also often referred to as Recycling Centres, Waste Processing Sites, Household Waste Facilities, Waste Pre-Treatment Centres, Materials Facilities etc. Their purpose is to remove as much waste as possible, for recycling. They are in effect, pre-treatment centres […]