Hazardous waste disposal
Important: please call West Sussex County Council Waste Management Services Unit on 01243 777595 before taking any hazardous household waste for disposal to Household Waste Recycling Sites.
You can take small quantities of potentially hazardous household products such as those used in cleaning (solvents), gardening (see also pesticides), DIY (thinners, paint), car maintenance (engine oil) and household batteries to the Tip (Household Waste Recycling Site).
Hazardous waste and liquid waste must not be included in your domestic waste but should be taken to the Household Waste Recycling Sites.
Small amounts of household asbestos if bonded and wrapped/double bagged can be accepted at the Shoreham-by-Sea Household Waste Recycling Site.
For large volumes of asbestos please contact West Sussex County Council 01243 777595 who hold a list of approved companies that remove asbestos.
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From the 1st April 2009 new regulations mean that plasterboard and Gypsum containing waste is now only accepted in amounts of 200kg or less at specific Household Waste Recycling Sites including Shoreham-by-Sea and Worthing.
For more details see Recycle for West Sussex's Plasterboard and Gypsum containing waste information.
Hard core, concrete, rubble etc, cannot be collected by Adur & Worthing Council Service's refuse vehicles. We advise that a skip be hired from a company offering this service.
If you wish to dispose of any pesticides please contact us to get the correct disposal advice.
Be careful if employing a rubbish clearance, gardening or odd job company. If your waste is found dumped illegally you are still responsible for it.
Always ask to see the Waste Carrier's 'Licence of the Business' and check this with the Environment Agency, telephone 0845 333 111.
Recycling, Refuse and Waste
Adur & Worthing Council Services,