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Waste Collections Update Thursday 19 July

News date: 19 July 2018

All collection rounds are operating as scheduled today although the times of collections may be different to normal....

Waste collection update Wednesday 18 July

News date: 18 July 2018

All collection rounds are operating as scheduled today although the times of collections may be different to normal....

Waste collection update Tuesday 17 July

News date: 17 July 2018

All collection rounds are expected to be operating today although the times of collections may be different to normal....

Disruption to waste collections Monday 16 July

News date: 16 July 2018

We regret that one collection round will not be operating today as scheduled, due to staff shortages....

Disruption to waste and recycling collections Friday 13 July

News date: 13 July 2018

Unfortnately several rounds will not be operating today’s scheduled collections....

Waste and Recycling collections Thursday 12 July

News date: 12 July 2018

One round not operating today due staff shortages. In addition 4 other rounds are now working a day behind schedule so will not be collected according to schedule....

Missed Rounds Tuesday 10 July

News date: 10 July 2018

We have been informed by our waste contractor Kier that four rounds are not operating today due to staff shortages....

Disruption to waste and recycling collections

News date: 02 July 2018

Kier are againg facing problems with vehicle breakdowns and staff shortages leading to some missed collections in the south of the District...

Disruption to refuse and recycling collections

News date: 29 June 2018

A combination of vehicle breakdowns and staff shortages mean that Kier have been unable to operate three collection rounds so far today, Friday 29 June 2018....

Further catch up collections for some Uckfield properties

News date: 15 June 2018

This morning Kier is again a crew short for its collection rounds which will affect some properties in Uckfield...

Action plan agreed to improve waste performance

News date: 25 May 2018

An action plan has been agreed with Wealden’s waste collection contractor Kier to end recent failings in service. It will come into force over the coming week...

Delayed collections in Uckfield and Hailsham

News date: 18 May 2018

Kier have informed that they are unable to make refuse and recycling collections from some properties today, but they are aiming to carry out the collection tomorrow (Saturday) when extra crews can be re-allocated....

Give composting a go

Media Release date: 02 May 2018

International Compost Awareness week (6 - 12 May 2018) is the perfect time to start home composting....

Wealden Cleaning Volunteers Spring into Action

Media Release date: 30 April 2018

This year’s Wealden Spring Clean, the annual community litter pick, collected over two and a half tonnes of litter by a record number of volunteers....

Real Nappies are good for the pocket and the environment

Media Release date: 19 April 2018

We are supporting Real Nappy Week, which runs 23-29 April, by offering free nappy trial kits to parents in the District....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Wednesday 28 March 2018

News date: 28 March 2018

Wealden District Council and its collection contractor Kier are very sorry to advise that some collections of garden waste may not be completed today due to staff shortages.  The areas affected include:...

Easter Recycling

News date: 27 March 2018

It’s that time of the year again. Easter is coming and with it, all those over-packaged chocolate eggs....

Just Checking Making sure Wealden Waste Carriers are legal

Media Release date: 23 March 2018

In a combined operation with Sussex Police, Wealden’s Street Scene Team has been checking up on carriers of Controlled Waste on the District’s roads....

If it breaks, fix it

Media Release date: 16 March 2018

Many of the things we throw away haven’t reached the end of their useful life. Instead getting rid of them, why not try to repair them?...

Waste Collections - Disruption Due to Adverse Weather Conditions

News date: 13 March 2018

Updated 13 March - All refuse, recycling and garden waste collections scheduled for this week are expected to take place....

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