Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Have your say on options for waste service savings

MEMBERS of the public are being asked for their views on options that will help the county’s waste service save more than £500,000 in 2018/19.

Reductions in Government funding, and rising demand for services means East Sussex County Council has to cut £17 million from its 2018/19 budget. The waste service annual budget will be reduced by £720,000, of which savings of £558,000 will need to be made in 2018/19. Continue reading

Tough choices as Cabinet discusses £371million budget

COUNCIL leaders will meet next week to discuss how its £371million budget will continue to protect the most vulnerable as financial pressure builds.

East Sussex County Council’s cabinet will face tough choices as it looks at options to save a further £17 million in 2018/19 with the county’s funding being cut and demand for services rising. Continue reading

Turn sleuth and seek out ‘unusual suspects’ for recycling

Cllr Carl MaynardPEOPLE in East Sussex are being urged to hunt out the ‘unusual suspects’ lurking in their home – and recycle more of their waste.

To mark national Recycle Week, which runs from September 12 to 18 2016, residents are being urged to become ‘household detectives’ and look out for items they may not routinely recycle. Continue reading