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Household Waste Recycling Site

The Household Waste Recycling Site is managed by West Sussex County Council’s Contractor Viridor and they can be contacted on 01243 642106.
 
Household Waste & Recycling SiteThe site is located on Fairbridge Way, Burgess Hill, RH15 8AR (take the eastern exit off the roundabout at the junction of B2036 and the A273). Site Tel: 01444 243041. Over-size vehicle access available.

West Sussex County Council has recently undertaken a public consultation exercise looking at saving £2million per year through changing the opening days and times of sites around the county and through the introduction of charges.  As a result of this consultation, the following changes to services at Burgess Hill are being implimented by the County Council:

CURRENT SUMMER TIMETABLE FOR 2016 (no change)
Household Waste – Summer Hours - 1 April-30 September
Monday-Friday 8am-7pm
Saturday & Sunday 9am-7pm
Bank Holidays 9am-7pm

NEW WINTER TIMETABLE FOR 2016 ONWARDS
Household Waste – Winter Hours – 1 October-31 March (every year)
Monday-Sunday & bank holidays 10am-5pm

NEW SUMMER TIMETABLE FOR 2017 ONWARDS
Household Waste – Summer Hours - 1 April -30 September (every year)

Monday-Sunday & bank holidays 10am-7pm

Note: the site will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day

NEW CHARGES FOR NON-HOUSEHOLD WASTE WILL BE INTRODUCED FROM 1 OCTOBER 2016
*Soil, hard-core, DIY: £4 per bag (45ltr sack / 20-25kg)
*Plasterboard: £4 per sheet
*Car and van tyres £4 each
Payment will be via electronic card payment only (no cash).  NB: These charges will apply to residents if their waste falls into the category of non-household waste, see "Definition of non-household waste" below:

*LGV, tractor and mobile plant tyres- no longer accepted
*Limit trailer sizes

Business & Commercial Waste
There will no longer be a Free of Charge service for businesses seeking to dispose of their waste and recycling using small vehicles.

The full details of the consultation can be found on the links below:

Waste Report
Changes App A
Savings App B
Waste Equality App C
Definition of non-household waste App D
Press Release from WSCC

Recyclable & Recoverable Materials and Hazardous Household Waste
For more information on what can be recycled at the site and what Hazardous Household Waste is accepted, click on the following link to the recycling page of the West Sussex County Council website