A. Yes, bulky household waste is a chargeable service offered to residents of domestic properties to dispose of large items of household waste. Alternatively old fridges and freezers can be taken to the household waste recycling site where they will be accepted free of charge.
A. Chichester district Council will not issue extra waste bins. The costs of waste disposal are increasing, as are the targets for separating recyclable material. If CDC issue extra waste bins we will not be reducing the amount of general refuse collected and not increasing the amount of recycling we collect.
A. You can dispose of small amounts of garden waste using a Chichester District Council garden waste sack. They cost 89p each (Price subject to change next April). Once your sack is full, put it out on your waste collection day. Alternatively garden waste can be taken to the Household Waste Recycling Site where it will be accepted free of charge. We also offer a green bin compost service in certain areas. In some areas of the district the Council operate the Green Bin Composting Service.
A. Excess waste is waste that will not fit inside your wheeled bin with the lid shut. The Council will collect any additional general waste that cannot fit inside your wheeled bin if it is contained in the special Council marked , biodegradable excess waste sacks. Alternatively, excess waste will be accepted at the Household Waste Recycling Sites in the District. Waste contained in other bags/sacks next to or on top of the bin will not be collected.
A. There is no limit to the amount of recycling we can do in Chichester District and so CDC will issue you with additional recycling containers if required. We can collect as much of your recycling materials as you have!
A. There are a number of different types of plastic. Whilst in theory they can all be recycled, some require a much lengthier and complicated process to do this than plastic bottles. Furthermore, there is little commercial value for the plastic and it is not accepted by recycling processing plants. A further concern for these items is the problem of contamination from food that could dirty the recycling process.
A. West Sussex County Council provides 12 Household Waste Recycling Sites for the public to use to dispose of their own household waste. Opening times can be found on the West Sussex County Council website.
A. Chichester District Council provides waste management services to help make the district a cleaner, safer and more environmentally friendly place to live and work. You can use our interactive mapping service to find out what day your bin will be emptied.