Veolia Environmental Services in South Downs

In 2003, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council awarded Veolia Environmental Services a 30 year contract for the delivery of an integrated waste management service. Delivering this service requires the operation, development and construction of a network of strategically placed facilities, designed to increase recycling, composting and recovery and to reduce dependence on scarce local landfill. Under the contract Veolia is not responsible for the household collection of waste or recyclables.


Veolia facilities in South Downs

The strategy consists of a network of facilities that have been developed.

Recycling Sites

Household waste recycling centres

Veolia operates 14 Household Waste Recycling Sites, in partnership with the councils.

Energy recovery

Energy recovery facilities in South Downs

The Energy Recovery Facility is now fully operational. Click here for the latest issue of the bulletin.


Veolia in the community

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    From information about your recycling service to energy recovery, district energy and handy guides you’ll find everything you need to recycle more and find out about the work Veolia do in South Downs.

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