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Wealden moves up the recycling league table

Media Release date: 20 February 2018

Wealden has climbed 23 places in the national recycling league table thanks to the commitment of local residents...

The Great Wealden Spring Clean 2018

Media Release date: 31 January 2018

It’s spring again and Wealden District Council is launching the Great British Spring Clean across the District over the weekend of 2-4 March to clear up the litter that blights our environment....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Tuesday 30 January 2018

News date: 30 January 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:...

Top tips for a low-waste festive season

Media Release date: 13 December 2017

Christmas is great fun…but we don’t half produce a lot of rubbish at the end of it. That is why recycling at this time of year is so important....

Disruption to waste collections Monday 11 December

News date: 11 December 2017

Poor road conditions caused by the snow in some parts of the District has meant that some refuse and recycling collections could not be completed today,11 December....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Monday 27 November 2017

News date: 29 November 2017

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

Changes in Wealden garden waste collections in 2019

Media Release date: 28 November 2017

Wealden District Council will be looking to introduce customer charges for garden waste collections when the new Joint Waste Contract for refuse and recycling comes into effect. The new contract doesn’t begin for another 18 months until June 2019....

Con men claiming overweight bin payments

News date: 06 November 2017

We have had reports of con men operating in neighbouring local authorities of con men claiming to be employees of Kier, our waste and recycling contractor, and requesting Christmas tips and payments to empty overweight brown bins....

Disruption to Waste Collections on Wednesday 1 November 2017

News date: 02 November 2017

Wealden District Council and its collection contractor Kier are very sorry to advise that some garden waste collections could not be completed on Wednesday 1 November due to operational issues.  The areas affected include:...

Disposal of fire ash and vacuum cleaner dust

News date: 25 October 2017

Fire ash and vacuum cleaner dust can be a real problem for the collection crews....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections on Friday 13 October

News date: 13 October 2017

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....

Recycling is worth it

Media Release date: 20 September 2017

Wealden District Council is supporting this year’s National Recycle Week campaign, which takes place from 25 September – 1 October....

Disruption to Waste Collections on Monday 4 September 2017

News date: 04 September 2017

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

Bin collections as normal this Bank Holiday

News date: 25 August 2017

If you have a waste or recycling collection scheduled for Bank Holiday Monday 28 August please leave your bin out as normal....

Thanks for recycling- but sorry we can't take jumpers

News date: 16 August 2017

Thanks to the wonderful efforts of Wealden residents, we recycled over half of our household waste last year....

Disruption to Clinical and Garden Waste Collections

News date: 04 August 2017

Disruption to Clinical Waste and Sharps Collections For Tuesday 8 August 2017...

Refuse vehicle access Issues due to overgrown vegetation

News date: 28 June 2017

Overgrown hedges and trees (particularly overhanging branches) at this time of year are a major cause of our Refuse Vehicles not being able to access certain roads....

Garden waste collections in the Danehill area 9 June

News date: 09 June 2017

Wealden District Council and our waste collection contractor, Kier, apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused by the non-collection of garden waste due today, Friday 9 June, in the Danehill area....

Disruption to Garden Waste Collections

News date: 01 June 2017

Wealden District Council and its collection contractor Kier apologise for any inconvenience caused by disruption to garden waste collections over the May Bank holiday weekend....

Garden Waste collection delays 26 May

News date: 26 May 2017

We regret that, due to a staff shortage, it has not been possible to operate one of our garden waste collections in the north of the District today (26 May)....

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