Crowborough household waste recycling site

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We have made changes to our household waste recycling sites including charging to dispose of soil, hardcore, plasterboard, bonded asbestos and tyres accepted at certain sites.

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 1pm
  • Bank Holidays: Closed
  • Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve: Close at 1pm.

What you can bring for recycling

  • Aerosols
  • Aluminium foil
  • Books
  • Bric-a-brac
  • Cans/Tins
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Chemicals (not recycled)
  • Cooking oil
  • Electrical goods
  • Engine oil
  • Fluorescent tubes/Energy saving bulbs
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Furniture
  • Glass bottles/Jars
  • Green garden waste/Christmas trees
  • Hardcore/Rubble
  • Household batteries
  • Household waste (not recycled)
  • Metal items
  • Mobile phones
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Junk mail/White Telephone Directories
  • Paint – solvent-based (not recycled)
  • Paint – water-based emulsion
  • Plasterboard
  • Plastic bottles
  • Printer cartridges
  • Soil
  • Spectacles
  • Textiles/Shoes
  • Timber/Wood
  • TVs/Computer monitors
  • Yellow Pages

Site restrictions

  • The site accepts household waste from residents own homes in East Sussex.
  • Trade/business waste is not accepted.
  • Soil, hardcore and plasterboard are accepted at this site and will be charged for.
  • Vehicle height limit of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). Barriers can be opened for household waste brought in taller vehicles, provided they meet the other site requirements.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted.
  • No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • Trailers must be no more than 1.8 metres (6 feet) in length, not including the tow bar.
  • No pedestrian access.
  • Large heavy bags like tonne bags or hippo bags should not be used. Staff will not be able to help residents unload them if brought to the site. Containers are available on site to allow residents to decant the material if necessary.
  • Small amounts of DIY type waste will be accepted (but some are now charged for). Residents should hire a skip for larger amounts.
  • Small amounts of household chemicals will be accepted in sealed and clearly labelled containers.
  • Soil conditioner, made from green garden waste collected at the household waste recycling sites and from the kerbside collection schemes, is available to buy at the site.

See also:

Directions

Two miles south east of Crowborough town centre in Jarvis Brook, at the end of Farningham Road on Wealden Industrial Estate, TN6 2JR

From the town centre, head down Crowborough Hill (B2100). Before the railway bridge turn right into Station Approach. The train station is on your left hand side. Station Approach leads into Farningham Road towards Wealden Industrial Estate.

The site is at the far end of Farningham Road.

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Address

Wealden Industrial Estate, Farningham Road, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 2JR

  • Aerosols
  • Aluminium foil
  • Books
  • Bric-a-brac
  • Cans/Tins
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Chemicals (not recycled)
  • Cooking oil
  • Electrical goods
  • Engine oil
  • Fluorescent tubes/Energy saving bulbs
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Furniture
  • Glass bottles/Jars
  • Green garden waste/Christmas trees
  • Hardcore/Rubble
  • Household batteries
  • Household waste (not recycled)
  • Metal items
  • Mobile phones
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Junk mail/White Telephone Directories
  • Paint – solvent-based (not recycled)
  • Paint – water-based emulsion
  • Plasterboard
  • Plastic bottles
  • Printer cartridges
  • Soil
  • Spectacles
  • Textiles/Shoes
  • Timber/Wood
  • TVs/Computer monitors
  • Yellow Pages
  • The site accepts household waste from residents own homes in East Sussex.
  • Trade/business waste is not accepted.
  • Soil, hardcore and plasterboard are accepted at this site and will be charged for.
  • Vehicle height limit of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). Barriers can be opened for household waste brought in taller vehicles, provided they meet the other site requirements.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted.
  • No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • Trailers must be no more than 1.8 metres (6 feet) in length, not including the tow bar.
  • No pedestrian access.
  • Large heavy bags like tonne bags or hippo bags should not be used. Staff will not be able to help residents unload them if brought to the site. Containers are available on site to allow residents to decant the material if necessary.
  • Small amounts of DIY type waste will be accepted (but some are now charged for). Residents should hire a skip for larger amounts.
  • Small amounts of household chemicals will be accepted in sealed and clearly labelled containers.
  • Soil conditioner, made from green garden waste collected at the household waste recycling sites and from the kerbside collection schemes, is available to buy at the site.

See also:

Two miles south east of Crowborough town centre in Jarvis Brook, at the end of Farningham Road on Wealden Industrial Estate, TN6 2JR

From the town centre, head down Crowborough Hill (B2100). Before the railway bridge turn right into Station Approach. The train station is on your left hand side. Station Approach leads into Farningham Road towards Wealden Industrial Estate.

The site is at the far end of Farningham Road.

Responsible authority

East Sussex County Council