Rubbish and recycling


We are consulting on proposals for our Household Waste Recycling Site service:

  • Introduction of charges for rubble, soil, plasterboard, tyres and asbestos
  • Review of opening hours
  • Possible closure of Forest Row and Wadhurst recycling sites

Find out more and have your say.

Where to recycle

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

Rubbish and recycling collections

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

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 household waste recycling sites. Explore your waste collection, disposal and storage options.