Rubbish and recycling


Asbestos – from Friday 22 August you will no longer be able to dispose of asbestos at Seaford Household Waste Recycling Site. The nearest site will be Newhaven. It is also accepted at Eastbourne, Hastings and Heathfield.

Waste & recycling wonder open days - Come along to our contractor's open days being held at Hollingdean Materials Recycling Facility on Friday 29 August and Newhaven Energy Recovery Facility on Wednesday 3 September (booking is essential)

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.