Rubbish and recycling


Waste & recycling wonder open days – Come along to our contractor’s open days with guided tours being held at Newhaven Energy Recovery Facility on Tuesday 4 April 2017 and Woodlands In-Vessel Composting Facility in Whitesmith on Thursday 6 April both 10am-3pm.

Call Veolia to book a tour on 01273 511324 for Newhaven Energy Recovery Facility, or 01825 874100 for Woodlands Composting Facility.

Where to recycle

Find your nearest household waste recycling site (‘tip’), recycling point and next kerbside collection date.

Household rubbish and recycling collections

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, avoiding junk mail, 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 waste 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.