Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Extended opportunity to discuss Uckfield waste sites issues

RecyclingIN RESPONSE to public interest in Uckfield waste issues, an information session for local residents to give them the opportunity to find out more about potential new locations for waste sites has been extended.

The level of interest in the East Sussex County Council, Brighton & Hove City Council and South Downs National Park’s Waste and Minerals Sites Plan has prompted an extension to the drop-in session at Uckfield Library on Wednesday, November 25. It will now run from 10am to 7pm. Continue reading

Have your say on future waste sites

RecyclingVIEWS are being sought on a waste strategy that will virtually eradicate the need for landfill in the East Sussex area.

East Sussex County Council, Brighton & Hove City Council and the South Downs National Park Authority will be asking people to have their final say on the joint Waste and Minerals Sites Plan during an eight week final consultation which runs from Wednesday, October 28 to Wednesday, December 23. Continue reading

Diverting waste from landfill saves thousands

NERF (resized)DIVERTING waste from landfill during an energy plant’s annual shutdown saved money and reduced the impact on the environment, council chiefs say.

For the second year running, waste which would otherwise have been sent to landfill during a planned shutdown of Newhaven Energy Recovery Facility (pictured) was diverted to other energy recovery facilities in the south east. Continue reading