How to get rid of large and electrical items, check your bin collection days and report missed collections.
Report a missed bin or box collection
If your rubbish, recycling or garden waste bin hasn't been collected, please wait until after 3pm on your collection day to let us know.
Get a new or different sized bin or box
Get a new bin or box, replace a lost or damaged one, or ask us for a different size
How to use wheelie bins
Where you should put your rubbish or recycling wheelie bins on collection days and what you can put in them
How to use communal rubbish bins
What you can put in our communal or shared bins for non-recyclables. These are the large shared black rubbish bins on streets, or shared medium and large bins for blocks of flats.
Get help with rubbish and recycling: assisted collections
If you physically can't move your bins or boxes, we may help you take your rubbish or recycling out. Read our guidance on assisted collections.
Charity rubbish and recycling
As a charity, you may be entitled to free collections or access to our Hove Recycling Site. Find out how to apply.
What to do about dumped items
Let us know if you see dumped items left in a public place, also known as a fly-tip. We'll aim to collect it within 2 days of it being reported.
Disposing of large items
What you can take to our recycling sites and where to find them
There are two recycling sites - also called tips - one in Hove, off Old Shoreham Road and one in Brighton, off Wilson Avenue. They take household waste or recycling, electrical items, garden waste and some DIY waste. Find out how to get access to the sites.
Getting rid of large and electrical household items
About our pick up service and information on how to dispose of large and electrical household items, sometimes known as bulky waste.
How to dispose of business and trade rubbish and recycling
Find out what business waste is. Learn your responsibilities as a business and why you need a Duty of care waste transfer notice.
Brighton & Hove City Council’s trade recycling and rubbish service
Find out about the rubbish and recycling service we offer businesses and trades, and how waste can be disposed of legally.
Get your household clinical waste collected
Types of clinical waste collection, what can be collected and how to book a collection.