Waste transfer stations in East Sussex and Brighton & Hove
There are five strategic waste transfer stations in East Sussex and Brighton & Hove, some of which share the same site as other waste processing facilities. Each waste transfer station is designed to receive residual household waste, dry recyclables, green waste and street cleansing waste.
Firstly it is a delivery point for local waste collection vehicles, ensuring more time is spent by the local council’s resource in delivering their services than travelling long distances to unload.
Secondly the delivered material is then transferred onto much larger vehicles, capable of transporting up to four times as much as a kerbside collection vehicle. This transfer delivers a significant reduction in the amount of vehicle miles needed to move the waste, thereby reducing local traffic and the associated environmental impact.