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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)....

Get composting

Media Release date: 09 May 2017

This week is International Compost Awareness week (7 – 13 May). Wealden District Council is encouraging more residents to get composting with some fantastic offers promoted in partnership with East Sussex County Council....

One world, one change

Media Release date: 24 April 2017

Wealden District Council is supporting Real Nappy Week (24 -30 April) by offering a free trial of nappy kits to parents in the District....

Wednesday 12 April Garden Waste Collection Delays

News date: 12 April 2017

We regret to advise that, due to a serious road traffic collision on the A22 at Whitesmith just north of Hailsham, garden waste collections may be delayed today....

Be an egg cellent recycler this Easter

Media Release date: 05 April 2017

We all love chocolate Easter eggs, but they don’t half come with a lot of packaging....

East Sussex Joint Waste Partnership and Kier agree waste contract mutual exit

News date: 23 March 2017

The East Sussex Joint Waste Partnership has agreed a mutual exit with Kier in relation to its waste collection, recycling and beach cleansing services contract, with the contract now due to end on 28 June 2019....

Wealden spring-cleaned

News date: 08 March 2017

Thank-you to everyone who helped make the Great Wealden Spring Clean such a success....

The Great Wealden Spring Clean

Media Release date: 21 February 2017

Wealden District Council is backing The Great British Spring Clean, a nationwide campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities over the weekend of 3-5 of March....

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