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Christmas collection changes - Lewes

Recycling collections

If you are a Lewes District resident, please make sure that your bins and bags are put out at the boundary of your property by 6am on the day of collection.

All recycling and garden waste collections will be carried out according to your separate collection calendar. If you need a new one you can download it from Environment First.

Or you can double check your dates which are listed below, as some residents will need to put their refuse out earlier than normal.

Refuse collections and food waste collections

Please place your refuse bins or bags and food waste caddy at the edge of your property by 6am on the revised collection day below. If your waste is not collected on the revised day, please leave it out for collection the following day.

Christmas bin collection days Christmas bin collection days
Normal collection dayRevised collection day
Monday 26 December (BH)Wednesday 28 December
Tuesday 27 December (BH)Thursday 29 December
Wednesday 28 DecemberFriday 30 December
Thursday 29 DecemberTuesday 03 January
Friday 30 DecemberWednesday 04 January
Monday 02 January (BH)Thursday 05 January
Tuesday 03 JanuaryFriday 06 January
Wednesday 04 JanuarySaturday 07 January
Thursday 05 JanuaryMonday 09 January
Friday 06 JanuaryTuesday 10 January
Monday 09 JanuaryWednesday 11 January
Tuesday 10 JanuaryThursday 12 January
Wednesday 11 JanuaryFriday 13 January
Thursday 12 JanuarySaturday 14 January
Friday 13 JanuaryMonday 16 January
Monday 16 JanuaryTuesday 17 January
Tuesday 17 JanuaryWednesday 18 January
Wednesday 18 JanuaryThursday 19 January
Thursday 19 JanuaryFriday 20 January
Friday 20 JanuarySaturday 21 January

Collections will be back to normal again as of Monday 23 January.

Recycle your Christmas tree

If you have opted-in to our paid garden waste collection service, you can recycle your real Christmas tree by cutting it up and placing it in your garden waste bin; or leaving it next to your garden waste bin. Please make sure all decorations, tree stands and pots are removed before recycling. Alternatively, you can take it to one of the collection points (listed below) across the district by Sunday 22 January.

Where can I recycle my tree?

Lewes: Brook Street car park
Newhaven: Bay Vue car park
Peacehaven: Piddinghoe Avenue car park
Seaford: Richmond Road car park, or Buckle car park