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

Bank holiday bin collections

Bank holiday bin collections - Lewes

Collections for refuse and food waste will change due to the upcoming festive bank holidays.

Recycling and garden waste will take place according to your collections calendar.

We are reviewing our refuse and recycling rounds and will be providing residents with a paper calendar in early 2024 with all dates for refuse, recycling and food waste collections for the coming year. Keep an eye out for your new collection calendar in February / March 2024.

Please always put your bin out at the edge of your property by 6am on the day of collection (unless you have an assisted collection).

Bank holiday refuse and food waste collection changes

If your normal collection day is...

Your revised collection day is...

Monday 25 December Wednesday 27 December
Tuesday 26 DecemberThursday 28 December
Wednesday 27 DecemberFriday 29 December
Thursday 28 DecemberTuesday 2 January
Friday 29 DecemberWednesday 3 January
Monday 1 JanuaryThursday 4 January
Tuesday 2 JanuaryFriday 5 January
Wednesday 3 JanuarySaturday 6 January
Thursday 4 JanuaryMonday 8 January
Friday 5 JanuaryTuesday 9 January
Monday 8 JanuaryWednesday 10 January
Tuesday 9 JanuaryThursday 11 January
Wednesday 10 JanuaryFriday 12 January
Thursday 11 JanuarySaturday 13 January
Friday 12 JanuaryMonday 15 January
Monday 15 JanuaryTuesday 16 January
Tuesday 16 JanuaryWednesday 17 January
Wednesday 17 JanuaryThursday 18 January
Thursday 18 JanuaryFriday 19 January
Friday 19 JanuarySaturday 20 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. Garden waste collections will resume from Monday 22 January.

Alternatively, you can take it to one of the collection points (listed below) across the district by Sunday 21 January 2024.

Please make sure all decorations, tree stands and pots are removed before recycling.

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

 

Bank holiday bin collections - Eastbourne

Some collections for refuse waste in Eastbourne will change due to the upcoming festive bank holidays.

Recycling and garden waste will take place according to your collections calendar.

You can download your collection calendars from the Environment First website.

Please always put your bin out at the edge of your property by 6am on the day of collection (unless you have an assisted collection).

Bank holiday bin collection changes

If your normal collection day is...

Your revised collection day is...

Monday 25 December Saturday 23 December
Tuesday 26 DecemberSaturday 30 December
Wednesday 27 DecemberNo change
Thursday 28 DecemberNo change
Friday 29 DecemberNo change
Monday 1 JanuarySaturday 6 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 brown bin; or leaving it in manageable chunks (less than 120 cm or 4 feet tall) next to your brown bin.  Please make sure all decorations, tree stands and pots are removed before recycling.

Alternatively, you can take it to one of the many collection points (listed below) across Eastbourne by Sunday 21 January 2024.

Where can I recycle my tree?

Parks

Princes Park 
Archery Park
Hampden Park 
Gildredge Park

Car parks

Atlantic Drive
Fisherman's Green
Treasure Island
Holly Place
Sevenoaks Road