Refuse, recycling, rubbish tip & fly tipping etc

Page under construction…….here is some basic information for now.

Note that this information relates to households within the boundaries of Arun District Council. Eartham, (which is within the parish) falls within the boundary of Chichester District Council and the refuse and recycling collection details are different. We will add that information shortly.

Refuse Collection arrangements
Weekly refuse collections take place EVERY Wednesday, carried out by Biffa. They request that your bin or bagged rubbish is put out on the roadway/pavement by 7am.

Arun provide recycling bins and these are emptied fortnightly, on Wednesdays also by Biffa (but different teams do the recycling collection). Once again, they request that recycling bins are put out by 7am.

For details of WHAT you can (and can’t) put into your recycling bin, please click here

The dates for the recycling collection during the current month are given on the ‘Diary at a Glance’ page of this website – click here to link to the page.

They do not take garden rubbish away unless you subscribe to the additional (and paid for) service, operated by Biffa under the Green Waste Club initiative. Click here for details

Rubbish Tip – PARTIALLY RE-OPEN FROM 18 APRIL for green waste only

Following a major fire on 2 April 2019, the Westhampnett Amenity tip the site remains partially closed.

Residents will be able to dispose of green waste only from Thursday 18 April. The site will be open seven days a week from 9am – 6pm.

Residents are still being advised to avoid visiting a Household Waste and Recycling site (HWRS) where possible. Should residents need to visit a site to dispose of other materials, they are advised to visit Bognor or Littlehampton HWRSs.

Bognor and Littlehampton will remain open for seven days a week until further notice. Please note that these sites do not accept trailers or over-height vehicles (2.2m height restriction). They also do not accept plasterboard or asbestos.

Bognor Regis: Shripney Road, Bognor Regis, PO22 9SX
Open 9am to 6pm daily

Littlehampton: Mill Lane, Littlehampton, BN17 7PH
Open 9am to 6pm daily (only whilst the Westhampnett site is partially closed. Normally closed on Tuesday & Wednesday)

Fly tipping & abandoned vehicles

Note that whilst the Westhampnett amenity tip is operating a restricted service, fly tipping is likely to happen more often.

Arun District Council have an on-line reporting service – and generally they are very good at picking up fly-tipped waste PROVIDED they have been informed.
Click here for the link to their fly-tipping reporting form

For abandoned vehicles there is a separate reporting system run under the name of ‘Operation Crackdown’ – click here for a link to their reporting form.

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