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Household waste collection service

We collect rubbish weekly from all households across Lewes and Eastbourne from 6am. Please place your rubbish bin at the edge of your property or on the kerbside by 6am on your collection day.

How to dispose of other types of waste

We cannot accept any type of Hazardous Waste in your household rubbish. If you have a lot of rubbish, you can take the extra to your local household waste recycling site. We offer separate collections for these types of waste:

Your refuse collection is made from 6am on the same morning each week, with occasional changes due to public holidays.

All rubbish must be bagged. We will not collect loose waste.

Wheelie bins for refuse

If you have space to store one, you can buy a wheelie bin from us. All rubbish must be bagged. We will not collect loose waste from inside the bin.

Your duty of care

Householders have a legal duty to dispose of their waste in a responsible manner. Failure to do so may result in a fixed penalty notice being served or a prosecution under Section 46 (Receptacles for Household Waste) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

Households in Eastbourne are provided with a wheelie bin for their refuse. Extra refuse will not be collected but you can take it to your local household waste recycling site.

Your duty of care

Householders have a legal duty to dispose of their waste in a responsible manner. Failure to do so may result in a fixed penalty notice being served or a prosecution under Section 46 (Receptacles for Household Waste) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990. 

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