Rubbish and recycling


Changes to the Household Waste Recycling Site service – following public consultation, the County Council's Cabinet has decided to keep the sites at Seaford, Forest Row and Wadhurst open from Friday to Sunday. Opening hours will change this autumn, we will advertise the date with plenty of notice. Household Waste Recycling Site changes – frequently asked questions

Where to recycle

Find your nearest tip or household waste recycling site, recycling point and next kerbside collection date.

Household rubbish collection

Contact information for the district and borough councils responsible for collecting your rubbish.

Reduce your household waste

Help the environment by composting at home, avoiding food waste, re-using plastic bags and furniture, using washable nappies, and many other ideas.

What happens to your household recycling?

Find out where the items that you recycle go to.

Business and commercial waste

Business and trade waste is not accepted at household rubbish and recycling sites. Explore your waste collection, disposal and storage options.

How we manage waste in East Sussex

What happens to local waste and how we decide what to do with it including landfill and useful facts and figures.