Rubbish and recycling


Summer opening – Most household waste recycling sites switch to summer opening times as from 1 April. Please see the individual recycling site webpages for exact opening times.

Waste & recycling wonder open days – Come along to our contractor's open days being held at Woodlands In-Vessel Composting Facility in Whitesmith on Wednesday 27 May 2015 10am-2pm and Hollingdean Materials Recycling Facility in Brighton on Friday 29 May 2015 10am-3pm (call Veolia to book a tour on 01273 511310).

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.