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Wheelie bins

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

Textiles

There many thinks you can do with unwanted textiles, clothes and shoes but cannot be placed in your household recycling bin and should be taken to a designated clothing bank which can be found by doing a look up search on Recycle Now or taken to an East Sussex County Council run Household Waste and Recycling Site

Items such as blankets and duvets cannot go in your household refuse bin and should be disposed of an East Sussex County Council run Household Waste and Recycling Site

Reduce

Buy clothing second-hand or keep clothing for longer

Reuse

There are many ways to repurpose and upcycle clothing - search on-line for ideas

Recycle - in your household recycling bin

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Refuse bin

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Other information

Donate, sell or swap clothes to reduce the impact to the environment

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) launched a Sustainable Clothing Action Plan setting out way textile and clothing retailers can be more sustainable

The government has produced a Sustainable Clothing Roadmap setting out actions to improve the sustainability performance of clothing

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