Information about rubbish and recycling on other websites


Our household waste recycling sites (‘tips’) are closed until further notice. District and borough councils are doing their very best to collect your waste and recycling. See Coronavirus – rubbish and recycling in East Sussex.

If you are self-isolating with possible coronavirus illness, find out how to dispose of used tissues and disposable cleaning cloths safely.

Recycle Now
Recycle Now is the national waste awareness campaign run by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) an independent organisation funded by the government. Lots of information and tips on how to recycle more.

Love Food Hate Waste
Tips and recipes to help you save money and help the environment by wasting less food.

Lets Recycle
The UK’s only independent dedicated website for businesses, local government and community groups involved in recycling and waste management.

Recycle more
A recycling information centre. You will find help and advice on all aspects of recycling at home, at school and in the workplace.

Recycling Guide
Advice and tips on how to recycle different materials at home and in schools.

Keep Britain Tidy
Environmental charity and the anti-litter campaign for England. Promotes and encourages action on waste reduction, reuse and recycling.

A global network of non-profit, local groups who advertise items for free in your area. Give away unwanted items or see if someone has something you want.

Don’t throw it away, give it away using Freegle. A network of non-profit groups formed to encourage reuse and recycling of unwanted items.

Information about environmental regulations for small and medium-sized businesses in the UK.


What the Government’s doing about waste and recycling from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Veolia South Downs
Veolia South Downs are responsible for managing all collected household waste from East Sussex and Brighton & Hove.