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Please click the link below for information about the changes to opening times/days at HWRS, effective from 1st October 2016.  Please also find further information regarding new charges for non-household waste.

Important Changes to the Household Waste Recycling Sites

Charges suspended for DIY-waste

From 11 April charges have been suspended for all non-household waste at each of the Household Waste Recycling Sites.

Recycling sites switch to summer opening hours

From April to October our Household Waste Recycling Sites are open until 7pm.

Where does my kettle go?

Some people think electrical items are shipped abroad when they are disposed of. But in fact electrical items from West Sussex households are recycled here in the UK.

Where to recycle your real Christmas trees.

Whichever district you live in, find out how to recycle your tree here, whether at home or at a drop-off point.

Press Release: Recycling rate rises in West Sussex

Residents have really pulled it out the bag over the last year, with an additional 2,400 tonnes of recycling on the year before.

Residents asked to give torn textiles a second chance

Residents are being asked to recycle their clothes, towels, shoe and sheets, not bin them when they are finished with them.

Recycle your Christmas tree

If you had a real Christmas tree in your house this year, please recycle it, don't bin it. We tell you how.

Press release: You'll love this Christmas creation

Six hundred bottles have been used to create an incredible Christmas tree and raise awareness of plastic waste. It's outside Parkside, North Street, Horsham for the whole of December.

Thanks a million!

Thanks a million! Residents have saved almost £1.5 million – by recycling in the right way.

It's 'Tops Off' this summer

Residents in West Sussex are being asked to make sure they remove small tops and small plastic lids off bottles and containers before popping them in the recycling bin.

Did you know?

Did you know?