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Brown garden waste bin

A chargeable* fortnightly garden waste collection service runs from February to November.

Recycle bark, cut flowers, grass cuttings, hedge clippings, house plants, leaves, shrub prunings, twigs and small branches, windfall fruit, untreated sawdust and wood shavings, and weeds.

The costs*

A garden waste license costs £54 and is valid February - November 2024 inclusive. New customers will also need to buy a garden bin which costs £20 (in the first year you pay £74. All applications will be charged at the full license price (£54) no matter what time of year the subscription is made. (e.g. subscription made July 2024 will only cover months up to November 2024).


 Not accepted

  • Grass and hedge cuttings
  • Cut flowers, house plants and weeds
  • Tree Stumps, bark, leaves, twig, small branches and pruning's up to 10 cm diameter
  • Untreated sawdust
  • Kitchen waste
  • Pet waste
  • Large amounts of soil
  • Refuse sacks
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Alternatives to the garden waste collection service

The garden collection scheme is entirely optional and residents can still take their garden waste to the household recycling centres. Alternatively, you may also like to compost.  

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