Recycling points

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

How to recycle batteries and lightbulbs

Take energy saving bulbs and fluorescent tubes to our Brighton or Hove household waste recycling sites (tips). These sites will also take household batteries.

Recycle clothes and shoes

Where to take unwanted clothes, shoes and textiles, and how doing so supports the local community.

Recycle food and drinks cartons

Find our carton or Tetra Pak recycling points in the city and how to get cartons ready for recycling.

Recycle electrical items

WEEE banks are recycling points where you can take small electrical items, like toasters, kettles and hairdryers.

Get access to city recycling sites

Residents can visit our household waste recycling sites by car. If you're in a van or commercial vehicle, you'll need photo ID and proof you live in the city.

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.