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Find out about recycling in West Sussex

Vapes

How to safely dispose of vapes.

Reusable and disposable vapes
  • Which RC container

    • We have introduced separate containers for the disposal of single use and refillable vapes. Residents will be asked to leave their vapes in a collection tray and from there they will be safely dealt with by site staff.
  • Which RCs accept this waste

  • Safety information

    • Disposable and refillable vapes must not be thrown away in your kerbside recycling or rubbish bins as they contain substances which are hazardous and must be disposed of in a controlled environment.
    • Vapes also contain lithium batteries which are a fire hazard when disposed of incorrectly.
  • Further information

  • You could also

    • If you’re using a disposable vape, why not swap to a reusable one? They offer the same experience, however they can be recharged and refilled and used again and again.
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