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Changes Coming To Rubbish & Recycling Collection Days In The Wealden District

From Monday 15th April, the collection schedule for rubbish and recycling will be changing for some properties. It’s important to note that not all collections will be changing, but residents who are impacted by the changes will receive a letter and an updated collection calendar. Please visit the Council’s website for more information:

Recycling Centres To Extend Opening Hours From 1st April 2024

Recycling Centres across West Sussex will switch to their Summer opening hours from 1st April 2024. West Sussex County Council says that the extended hours will not be affected by bank holidays, including Easter Monday which falls on 1st April. Please remember that you need to book an appointment to visit the recycling centres in […]

Horsham Council Urging Residents To Dispose of Batteries Properly

A fire recently broke out in one of Horsham District Council’s waste lorries which was caused by batteries in one of its waste collection vehicles. Thankfully, the waste collection team were able to control the situation with fire extinguishers and return to Hop Oast Depot where the contents of the lorry was emptied. While this […]

Plastics washed up at Seven Sisters recycled into useful products

Since 2021, staff and volunteers at Seven Sisters have been litter picking once a week for plastics and litter that often comes in with the tide. Now, the litter pickers have teamed up with ReAP, a charity that works to reduce the impact of plastic waste on the planet’s aquatic life and ecosystems. As well […]

New repair cafe to launch in Pulborough

Horsham Council’s Community Climate Fund allowed Sussex Green Living to run pop-up Repair, Refill and Recycle events at 10 Parish councils. Following a successful trail event in December, Pulborough is launching its own monthly Repair Cafe. The first event is on 23rd March at the Village Hall, Swan View (RH20 2BF) between 9am-12pm and will […]

Waste tip booking system extended

Waste tip booking scheme extended

The waste tip booking scheme has been in place across many parts of the country since March 2022. It has now been extended to cover Billingshurst, Burgess Hill, East Grinstead, Midhurst and Chichester. To read the full story on the BBC website click here

Coca-Cola trialling label-less Sprite bottles in Brighton

Coca-Cola is trialling its new label-less Sprite bottles in two shops in Brighton. With no label on them, the bottles use less packaging and are easier to recycle. As it’s just a trial, the bottles are only available in a few stores across the country with two Tesco Express stores in Brighton & Hove on […]

Sustainability event in Newhaven

Photo shows people at the Newhaven Repair Cafe

Between 11am-3pm on Sunday 28th January, the Newhaven Green Centre is hosting a Swap, Share and Repair workshop at the Hillcrest Community Centre. It’s free to attend and gives attendees the opportunity to swap and exchange items. As well as learn new skills at the skills sharing workshops and get something fixed at the Newhaven […]