Residual waste is taken to a Mechanical Treatment and Reception facility (MTR)

These are located at:

  • Bredbury Parkway, Stockport
  • Cobden Street, Salford
  • Longley Lane, Sharston
  • Reliance Street, Manchester
  • Arkwright Street, Oldham

Waste delivered to the facilities is separated and treated to generate electricity. The Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) produced from this process is sent by rail to Runcorn Recovery facility.