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Wheelie bins

Changes to bin collections days from 4 March and new refuse wheelie bins in Lewes district

Biodegradable or compostable packaging

Some single use coffee cups, cutlery and take-away packing are made from biodegradable or compostable materials and usually made from plant-based materials. These types of packaging may not always be the best option.


Use refillable cups and containers


Coffee cups can be used as mini flowerpots or for crafts and paints

Recycle - in your household recycling bin

No thank you

Other information

Some compostable packaging may breakdown in home composting systems in your garden, but we recommend checking the manufacturer's website to see if their product is suitable for home composting.

Information:  Check out East Sussex County Council for a variety of home composting bins on offer Composting

Information:  If you want to read more about biodegradable or compostable plastic the World Wildlife Fund has some good information WWF

Refuse bin


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