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Details of mobile household waste recycling sites - Selsey and The Witterings.

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Information on visiting the Selsey and The Witterings Mobile Recycling Services.


COVID-19 information

COVID-19 restrictions do not currently affect the opening of mobile recycling sites.


Opening hours

The Selsey and The Witterings mobile recycling service operates on a fortnightly basis on a Thursday from 8.15am to 3.00pm. 

Forthcoming dates

For operational reasons we are unable to open the mobile Household Waste Recycling Site for the next two weeks, covering the Witterings (31 December) and Selsey (7 January). This is to enable us to continue to operate the main HWRSs open for the time being.

Selsey - East Beach Car Park

  • Thursday 21 January - 8.15-3.00pm
  • Thursday 4 February - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 18 February - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 4 March - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 18 March - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 1 April - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 15 April - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 29 April - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 13 May - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 27 May - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 10 June - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 24 June - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 8 July - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 22 July - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 5 August - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 19 August - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 2 September - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 16 September - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 30 September - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 14 October - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 28 October - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 11 November - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 25 November - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 9 December - 8.15am-3.00pm

The Witterings - Marine Drive Car Park

  • Thursday 14 January - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 28 January - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 11 February - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 25 February - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 11 March - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 25 March - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 8 April - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 22 April - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 6 May - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 20 May - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 3 June - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 17 June - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 1 July - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 15 July - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 29 July - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 12 August - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 26 August - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 9 September - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 23 September - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 7 October - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 21 October - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 4 November - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 18 November - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 2 December - 8.15am-3.00pm
  • Thursday 16 December - 8.15am-3.00pm

Visiting our site

Proof of residency

Anyone using a household waste recycling site is required to provide proof of residency in West Sussex. You will need to show one form of identification from the list below. No other form of identification will be accepted.

  • Current driving licence (photo card or paper licence) - preferred option
  • Council Tax bill - from the current financial year
  • Utility bill (gas, electric or water) - less than a year old
  • TV licence - less than a year old
  • Letter from HMRC or the Home Office - less than a year old
  • Current bus pass
  • Current disabled parking permit (Blue Badge)

Access for disabled visitors

If you have a disability issue and require assistance, please ask a member of site staff when you arrive. They will take your items and transfer them to the correct recycling containers for you if required. 


Vehicle restrictions

The following vehicles are not permitted to use this household waste and recycling site (HWRS):

  • multi-axle trailers
  • horseboxes
  • tipper trucks
  • flatbed or dropside trucks
  • Luton-type vans.

West Sussex residents who wish to use vans, pickups, single-axle trailers or commercial vehicles to dispose of their household waste must obtain a permit before they can use this site.

All vehicles over 2.2 metres high must use:

  • Burgess Hill HWRS
  • Westhampnett HWRS
  • Worthing HWRS.

Vehicles have a gross vehicle weight restriction of 3.5 tonnes at all sites.


Commercial vehicles

You will need to obtain a permit to use the site if you drive a commercial vehicle to dispose of your household waste.

Apply online for a permit

Businesses still need to use the waste transfer stations and pay to dispose of their business waste.


What can be recycled at this site

You can use the service to recycle:

• green garden waste

• wood

• metal items, such as pots and pans

• cardboard, paper and shredded paper

• small electrical items, such as irons, toasters and hairdryers - No televisions or white goods can be accepted.

A container will be available for non-recyclable material. This mobile recycling service does not accept soil and hardcore or hazardous materials.

Further details on alternative arrangements for a green waste collection service and bulky waste collection service from Chichester District Council is available on their website.

Business and commercial waste

The mobile recycling services at Selsey and The Witterings are for household recyclables only. We will not accept any recyclables from commercial sources.

Details of where you can dispose of commercial waste or recycling is available on our Business and commercial waste page. 

 

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