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Using our household waste recycling sites – site rules and policies


Pedestrian and bicycle access

Some recycling sites offer pedestrian access for local residents travelling to the sites on foot for example if living nearby and are bringing a few small items by hand.

The following sites have a dedicated pedestrian entrance (please note there is no parking outside or near the site for oversize or other vehicles. It is therefore not permitted to park outside or near the site and bring waste into the site on foot):

  • Crowborough
  • Eastbourne
  • Newhaven
  • Seaford

The following sites allow pedestrian access via the main vehicle entrance so pedestrians should take extra care and beware of vehicles (please note there is no parking outside or near the site for oversize or other vehicles. It is therefore not permitted to park outside or near the site and bring waste into the site on foot):

  • Hailsham
  • Maresfield

The following sites do not allow pedestrian access due to the absence of a safe walking route:

  • Hastings
  • Heathfield
  • Lewes
  • Mountfield

The following sites allow access for residents arriving by bicycle (including with a bicycle trailer). All cyclists should dismount before entering the site for safety reasons:

  • Crowborough (via pedestrian entrance)
  • Eastbourne (via pedestrian entrance)
  • Hailsham (via main entrance)
  • Lewes (via main entrance)
  • Maresfield (via main entrance)
  • Newhaven (via pedestrian entrance)
  • Seaford (via pedestrian entrance)

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