Recycling, rubbish and street cleaning

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Easter Services

Over Easter please remember to leave your recycling and rubbish out for collection on your usual day, even if it's a bank holiday. We'll be collecting recycling and rubbish over the Easter, May and August bank holidays​.

Hove household waste centre will be closed Good Friday and bank holiday Monday and Brighton household waste centre will be open 9am - 5pm. You can check weekend opening times and what you can take to the sites.

Our customer service centre will be closed Good Friday and bank holiday Monday, but you can still request new bins and boxes, street cleansing and report issues to us online.

Service Update Thursday 17 April

All crews are out on their scheduled collection rounds.

Recycling collections were missed on Wednesday 16 April in the Tarner Road area. We will be collecting these today.

If you are one of the affected properties please leave your container out. We are sorry for the delay.

New communal recycling service for city centre

Communal recycling is being introduced throughout the city centre from east Brighton to west Hove between Autumn 2013 and Spring 2014. Find out where the bins are, what you can recycle, and how to use them.


Our service commitment to you

Out of hours emergency contact

An out of hours service operates for environmental emergencies. You can access this service between 5pm and 9am weekdays, and all day weekends and Bank Holidays. This service should not be used for non-emergency enquiries.

The telephone number for out of hours emergencies in Brighton & Hove is (01273) 292229.