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Wheelie bins

Latest updates on rollout of wheelie bins for refuse in Lewes district



Switch to other forms of heating for example, electric, ground source heat pumps.

Compost garden waste instead of burning it.


Mix wood ash with a small amount of water to create an mild abrasive paste to clean buff up tarnished metals, clean dirty glass, and even remove adhesives and sticky residue.

Use wood in the garden by digging into boarders and beds.

Use wood on icy or slippery paths to provide some grip and traction.

Recycle - in your household recycling bin


Other places to recycle and other information

Add wood ash to a garden compost bin

Take wood and coal to an East Sussex County Council run Household Waste and Recycling Site

Purchase a home composting bin. There are various types available through East Sussex County Council or online and in garden centres.

Refuse bin

Yes, only wood or coal ash from your indoor domestic fireplace.

Tip:  Double bag ash to prevent it flying around when your bin is emptied.

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