The home site of the Round Hill Society, a community group of the residents of Round Hill in Brighton, England. The site contains information about the area, latest news and reflections on life in Round Hill.
Don't miss Round Hill's refuse and recycling collections:
refuse = Tuesday weekly recycling = Tuesday fortnightly
Click here to get Brighton and Hove City Council to solve a problem in relation to recycling or rubbish:
e.g. Report a missed collection | Check your recycling and rubbish day | Order recycling boxes, recycling nets or a wheelie bin | Apply for garden waste collection| Request cleaning of a street | Report fly-tipping or dumping of waste | Apply for a commercial waste collection.
Priority will be given to dangerous items such as litter from drug waste (especially needles), broken glass, hazardous liquids when still wet, such blood, paint, oil and diesel etc.
If you witness flytipping, know who is doing it, or see items left abandoned in public space, reporting options are:
Reporting not only deters dumping, but as the report goes to Cityclean it usually ensures that the offending items are fairly quickly collected.
Sign up for garden waste collections for £70 per year.
Buy a composter for food or garden waste at discounted prices.
Hot Bin Composters do the same very efficiently, but are quite pricey.
Supplements from past issues of The Round Hill Reporter:
working for a plastic-free Round Hill.
BHCC are locked into a 30-year contract with Veolia (i.e. into the 2030s!). Veolia are refusing to change the contract so that a wider range of plastics can be recycled.
Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion, asks Michael Gove to look at the implications of such long contracts.
Round Hill: Reduce Reuse Recyle / Recycle Right pages 5 & 6
87. March 2022
More retail is conducted online, and more cardboard is being bought with it. Many people seem to know it can be recycled, but seem not to know how to do it. The recycling centre has a conveyor belt, about 2 feet wide. Big bits of cardboard overlap the conveyor and catch on adjacent machinery causing jams and spillage of all sorts of stuff from the line. The process has to stop and people get involved in inefficient cleaning up, reducing the already marginal economics of the process, and often resulting in lots of stuff which could be recycled being relegated to refuse to save time and money. The solution is to follow the advice on the Council’s website and cut the boxes up into ‘magazine sized pieces’. In this way the bins and lorries do not overflow so quickly and the conveyor does its job efficiently, and more stuff gets recycled. Big Boxes Bad – Small Sheets Superior. Recycle Right.
Giving / Selling via local Facebook Groups
Items which residents wish to sell or give away can also be advertised on the
Other recycling outlets
Brighton Freegle (Greencycle)
Brighton Greencycle (Greencycle) started in January 2000, now with over 17,000 members) - we're here to help you give and get stuff for free - anything which could be reused. All items must be legal and appropriate, and free. No loans, swaps or sales please - just free gifts.
I love freegle - this portal to the above site allows you to upload a picture of the item you are offering for free, which helps to attract takers.
Household Recycling Sites (Municipal)
Charities taking miscellaneous items
The Green Centre at Brighton Open Market
Outlets taking specific items
See revaluelectricals_resident_guide_may21.pdf - items accepted include PCs & Laptops, Tablets, Hard drives, CDs and DVDs, Memory cards, USBs and USB connected devices, TFT (Flat-Screen) Monitors (Working only), Mobile phones & Smartphones, Games consoles, Digital cameras, Sat Navs, Cables, Transformers and Charging Units, Network Equipment e.g. WiFi and Ethernet routers, Telephones, Electric or battery powered toys, Electric power tools e.g. screwdrivers, drills, saws, sanders, Radios, record players and stereo systems, Video, CD and DVD players, Remote controllers, Digiboxes, Kitchen appliances e.g. mixers, toasters, kettles, blenders, coffee machines.
Items which cannot be accepted include Printers, CRT Monitors, Electric toothbrushes and other personal hygiene and grooming products, Headphones (including in-ear headphones), Domestic batteries (due to safety considerations).
Take batteries to a collection bin in shops that sell them.This page was last updated by Ted on 20-Mar-2023