Rubbish and recycling


Changes to our services: We’ve made changes to our household waste recycling sites. These include:

• Charging to dispose of soil, hardcore, plasterboard, bonded asbestos and tyres accepted at certain sites.
• Closing Forest Row and Wadhurst sites on a permanent basis.

Where to take rubbish and recycling

Find your nearest household waste recycling site (‘tip’) or mini recycling point.

Rubbish and recycling collections

Contact district and borough councils responsible for collecting rubbish from your home, and find your next kerbside collection date.

Reduce your waste

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

How we manage waste in East Sussex

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

Business and commercial waste

Business and trade waste is not accepted at the Council's household waste recycling sites. Explore your waste collection, disposal and storage options.