Message from East Sussex County Council [this includes the Mountfield Waste recycling site, or as we always call it “The Mountfield Dump”]
Household waste and recycling sites (tips) in East Sussex will begin to re-open to the public from 10am on Monday 18 May.
We expect the sites to be extremely busy and we ask that you only come to them if you have waste that it’s absolutely essential to dispose of at this time. If you’re able to compost waste, or safely store it at home for the time being, please do.
We are following new Government guidance on how to keep the public and staff safe at waste sites, including keeping people two metres apart.This means:
- A limited number of unloading bays will be in use
- Only one person at a time will be allowed to use the access ramps
- Staff will not be able to help you unload
- Trailers and over-sized vehicles will not be allowed on site to avoid lengthy visits
- Chargeable waste – plasterboard, asbestos, tyres, hardcore and soil – will not be accepted
- The re-use shops will remain closed
We believe these arrangements are the best way to re-open sites safely for you. We recognise they are likely to mean longer waiting times and we thank you in advance for your patience if it’s essential for you to visit a site once they re-open on 18 May.
We will constantly monitor how the sites are working and keep you updated on any changes, including through our website.