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Bonfires - What are the alternatives

1. Take it to the tip

You can take your garden rubbish to one of the Gloucestershire County Council Household Recycling Centres. These are located at:

Pyke Quarry (Horsley)

This is two miles west of Horsley on the B4058, Wotton-under-Edge road.

Hempsted, (Gloucester)

This is one mile from Gloucester Docks along Llanthony Road then Hempsted Lane. Turn right just before the roundabout (signposted) when travelling towards Hempsted

The Centres are managed by Gloucestershire County Council. See for details and opening times.

2. Get it Collected

Residents may be able to subscribe to our fortnightly Garden waste collection service. Residents will receive a brown wheelie bin and a licence. For more information, please visit our website

3. Compost your garden and household waste

Some garden waste and household waste is suitable for composting. Further information about home composting can be found on

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