Find out about recycling in West Sussex


Find out about recycling items beginning with the letter T. Includes textiles, toys and tyres.

Last updated:
4 September 2020
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1 Televisions

You can recycle your monitors and TVs by taking them to your local Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS).

2 Tetra Paks

Tetra Pak is the name of a packaging company that has become one of the world's biggest and well known companies for producing milk, fruit juice and drinks cartons. That is why most people associate cartons with the name Tetra Pak, although other drinks carton manufacturers exist.

For more information see Cartons

3 Textiles

See Clothes

4 Tools

Unwanted metal tools can be recycled at your local Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS) in the scrap metal container.

Power tools can also be recycled at your local HWRS by placing these items in the containers for electrical appliances.

Tools for Self Reliance collect and refurbish hand tools (except gardening tools), for free shipment to under-developed countries.

5 Toys

You can now recycle your old toys at your local Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS).

There are designated containers for West Sussex residents to give a new lease of life to old and unwanted toys.

  • All toys with a plug or battery can be placed in the small appliances WEEE bins. Please remove batteries and safely dispose of these in the correct facility.
  • All bikes and scooters can be dropped off at the reuse point or metal containers.
  • Wooden toys can be disposed of in the wood bins.

All other toys: If suitable for reuse please donate to organisations such as charity shops or preschools. If not, please dispose of in the waste.

Unfortunately, there are currently no recycling markets for these other items.

6 Tyres

You can take your old tyres to your local Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS) for recycling.

Please note that the HWRS will only accept tyres arising from households. (Commercial type tyres will not be accepted, for example, LGV.)

Tyres from cars, vans, motorcycles will be charged at £5.00 per tyre or part tyre. No charge will be applied to bicycle tyres.

No cash or cheque payments will be accepted at site. Payments can only be made by Visa or MasterCard debit and credit cards.

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