15/12/2017 - Christmas rubbish and recycling collection dates

Mid Sussex District Council is reminding residents that rubbish and recycling collection days will change for two weeks over the Christmas and New Year period.

Residents with a collection due on Christmas Day (Monday 25 December) will have their rubbish collected two days early on Saturday 23 December. Every other rubbish and recycling collection will be one day later than usual from Wednesday 27 December until Saturday 6 January 2018. Collections return to normal from Monday 9 January.


Residents can access personalised information about their collection day, and if they are due a blue lidded recycling collection or a grey lidded rubbish collection, by entering their postcode at .


The festive bin collection changes are as follows:-


Due collection date New collection date

Monday 25 Dec Saturday 23 Dec

Tuesday 26 Dec Wednesday 27 Dec

Wednesday 27 Dec Thursday 28 Dec

Thursday 28 Dec Friday 29 Dec

Friday 29 Dec Saturday 30 Dec

Monday 1 Jan 2018 Tuesday 2 Jan 2018

Tuesday 2 Jan 2018 Wednesday 3 Jan 2018

Wednesday 3 Jan 2018 Thursday 4 Jan 2018

Thursday 4 Jan 2018 Friday 5 Jan 2018

Friday 5 Jan 2018 Saturday 6 Jan 2018


There will be no garden waste collections between Monday 25 December and Friday 5 January 2018.


Residents with a real Christmas tree can recycle it in their garden waste bin as long as the lid can be closed firmly. Alternatively, the Council provides lots of sites where residents can drop off a tree for recycling. To see the details of dates and locations, go to Sites are open between Saturday 30 December and Friday 12 January 2018.


For more information about Christmas rubbish and recycling collections visit, email or call 01444 477440.