Lewes Household Waste Recycling Site

Lewes Household Waste Recycling Site

Lewes tip is owned and operated by East Sussex county council, Lewes Recycling Centre allows you to dispose of the following items here:


  • Aerosols, Aluminium foil
  • Books, Bric-a-brac
  • Cans/Tins, Car batteries
  • Cardboard, Chemicals (not recycled)
  • Cooking oil, Electrical goods
  • Engine oil, Fluorescent tubes/Energy saving bulbs
  • Fridges/Freezers, Furniture
  • Glass bottles/Jars, Green garden waste/Christmas trees
  • Hardcore/Rubble, Household batteries
  • Household waste (not recycled)
  • Metal items, Mobile phones
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Junk mail/White Telephone Directories
  • Paint – solvent-based (not recycled)
  • Paint – water-based emulsion, Plasterboard
  • Plastic bottles, Printer cartridges, Soil
  • Spectacles, Textiles/Shoes, Timber/Wood
  • TVs/Computer monitors, Yellow Pages


Site Restrictions:


  • Only household waste from residents own houses in East Sussex.
  • No business waste
  • Soil, hardcore and plasterboard will be charged.
  • Vehicle height limit of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches).
  • No vehicles that weigh 3500kg or above.
  • No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • Large heavy bags like tonne bags or hippo bags should not be used.
  • Small amounts of DIY type waste will be accepted (but some are now charged for).
  • Small amounts of household chemicals will be accepted.


  • Ham Lane, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3PS
  • 0845 355 0550
  • No Email
  • https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/environment/rubbishandrecycling/recyclingsites/escc-leweshwrs/

Opening hours

  • Monday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Tuesday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Wednesday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Thurstday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Friday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Saturday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Sunday:
    9am - 4pm


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