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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....

Recycling: help us do even better

News date: 07 March 2018

Here in the Wealden we currently recycle 52% of our waste. This is the highest in East Sussex. However, with your help we know that we can do even better!...

Extra grit for Wealden roads

News date: 01 March 2018

East Sussex Highways has arranged for extra grit to be deposited at the following locations to help local people to keep side roads free where the Highways gritters are unable to visit:...

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....

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