Recycling points

Find out what you can take to our recycling points and where they are.

What you can take to our recycling points

You can take these items to a number of recycling points across the city:

  • tins and cans - empty and washed
  • aerosols - empty with lids removed
  • cardboard - flattened and cut so that it fits into the box
  • paper - including directories and windowed envelopes
  • plastic bottles - rinsed and squashed, with lids replaced

Find out where you can recycle cartons

Find out where you can recycle small electrical items (WEEE)

Find out where you can recycle textiles

What you can't take to our recycling points

You can't use any of these sites for:

  • garden waste
  • bulky waste
  • building materials

More information

Visit our A to Z of recycling for other materials.

Find your local recycling point

Central Brighton

  • Norfolk Square
  • South end of Bedford Square
  • Western Road outside Waitrose
  • Junction of Little East Street and Bartholomews next to Brighton Town Hall
  • Regent Street
  • Whitecross Street

Central Hove 

  • Greyhound Stadium on Nevill Road car park
  • Portland Road near the junction with School Road, outside the chemist
  • King’s Esplanade near the King Alfred car park
  • Corner of Ellen Street and Conway Street
  • South end of Tisbury Road near Hove Town Hall
  • Near the flower stall at St John the Baptist’s Church, Palmeira Square


  • Coldean Lane near Park Road

East Brighton

  • Asda car park at The Marina
  • Freshfield Way, near Freshfield Road
  • Whitehawk Road near Henley Road

Elm Grove and Queens Park

  • South end of The Level alongside Waterloo Place
  • North end of The Level alongside Union Road
  • Junction of Queens Park Road and Queens Park Terrace
  • Elm Grove outside the Wellington Pub
  • Bottom of Elm Grove


    • Wayfield Avenue opposite The Martletts
    • Hangleton Way near Poplar Avenue
    • Sainsburys car park on the Hangleton Linkway
    • Applesham Avenue off Westway near Tesco Express
    • Hangleton Community Centre on Harmsworth Road


    • Corner of Richmond Parade and Albion Street
    • Hanover Community Centre on Southover Street


    • Hollingbury Golf Course
    • Hollingbury Asda

    Lewes Road 

    • Lewes Road outside the Coop

    Mouslecoomb and Bevendean

    • Avenue at the Upper Bevendean Avenue end
    • Barcombe Road near Newick Road
    • Stanmer Park by the Tea Rooms
    • Laybourne Parade
    • Moulsecoomb Leisure Centre on Moulsecoomb Way
    • Bottom of The Avenue
    • Barcombe Road near the viaduct


    • Ladies Mile Road, outside Patcham Junior School
    • Junction of Woodburne Avenue and Beechwood Avenue
    • Junction of Wilmington Way and Carden Avenue
    • Mackie Avenue at the junction with Kenmure Avenue


    • Chalky Road opposite PACA
    • Foredown Road near the junction with Foxway
    • South Road car park near Lindfield off Windlesham Close

    Preston Park

    • New England Street near New England Road
    • South end of Preston Park, entrance on Preston Drove
    • North end of Preston Park, entrance on The Ride
    • Near the Coop at Fiveways


      • Coldean Lane near Park Road
      • Marine Cliff car park on Marine Drive
      • Happy Valley off Falmer Road
      • Behind the public toilets on Park Road


        • Saltdean Lido
        • Lustrells Vale near Saltdean Drive

            Seven Dials

            • Junction of Vernon Terrace and Montpelier Crescent


            • Withdean Stadium East end/overflow car park
            • Preston Road opposite Cumberland Road
            • Dyke Road between Onslow Road and Woodruff Avenue


            • Lockwood Crescent near Woodingdean Bowls Club
            • Warren Road in the Woodingdean Library car park
            • Cowley Drive near Green Lane