Bonfires - What are the alternatives

There are no formal Smoke Control Zones in the Stroud District.

1. Take it to the tip

You can take your garden rubbish to one of the Stroud District Council refuse disposal points.
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

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

2. Get it Collected

Residents can 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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