Household Waste Recycling Sites (local tips)

There are two Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRS) in Horsham District. Both sites are provided by West Sussex County Council through its contractor, Viridor.

For full information about these sites follow the buttons below to visit West Sussex Waste's website.

West Sussex residents who drive a commercial-type vehicle need to have a van, pickup and single-axle trailer waste permit to dispose of their household waste at the Household Waste Recycling Sites.

Horsham (Hop Oast)

Viridor Waste Management, Hop Oast, Worthing Road, Horsham, RH13 0AR

View Hop Oast opening times

Billingshurst

Viridor Waste Management, Newbridge Road, Billingshurst, RH14 9HY

View Billingshurst opening times

What can I take to the sites?

Recycling

These sites provide recycling facilities for a range of materials including:

  • Batteries
  • Gas bottles
  • Mixed Paper and cardboard
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Tyres
  • Used lubricating oils
  • Household (non-lead acid) batteries and car (lead acid) batteries

Large items

The Household Waste Recycling Sites accept bulky household refuse and garden waste.

If your items are too big for you to take to the site, please consider our  large item collection service.

Hazardous waste

You can take small quantities of potentially hazardous waste to the Household Waste Recycling Sites.

Hazardous waste has the potential to damage human health as well as the environment. It includes:

  • Fire extinguishers
  • Household products used in cleaning (solvents), gardening and DIY (thinners, paints)
  • Used engine oil
  • Pesticides
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Electrical Appliances (TVs, computers, fridges)

Asbestos

Cement-bonded asbestos, which may be found in garage roofing and downpipes, can be disposed of at selected Household Waste Recycling Sites in the district. Find more details on the Asbestos page of the West Sussex County Council website.