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Mid Sussex District Council – Rubbish and Recycling Collection Day Changes 2022


Collection changes begin on Monday 26 December and end on Saturday 31 December 2022 with rubbish and recycling collections returning to normal from Monday 2 January 2023.

Bin hangers with details of collection changes over the festive period are being hung onto the handle of wheelie bins and flyers are available to download from the Council website. Collection changes have also been published in Mid Sussex Matters (which is sent to all homes in the District) in the run-up to Christmas.

Householders can access personalised information about their collection days online by entering their postcode at

Normal collection date Festive collection date
Monday 19 December No Change
Tuesday 20 December No Change
Wednesday 21 December No Change
Thursday 22 December No Change
Friday 23 December No Change
Monday 26 December Tuesday 27 December
Tuesday 27 December Wednesday 28 December
Wednesday 28 December Thursday 29 December
Thursday 29 December Friday 30 December
Friday 30 December Saturday 31 December
Monday 2 January 2023 onwards No Change

There will be no garden waste collections between Monday 26 December and Friday 6 January, the last collection being Friday 23 December. Garden waste collections will return to normal from Monday 9 January 2023.

Householders with a real Christmas tree can recycle it in their garden waste bin if the lid can be closed.  Alternatively, there will be temporary sites where residents can drop off real Christmas trees for recycling. These sites will be open between Friday 30 December 2022 and Friday 13 January 2023 (inclusive) and locations can be found at

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

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