Garden waste recycling
Please check your new bin calendar carefully
Some householders bin days are changing from October so we can make the collection rounds more efficient. We’re sending a new calendar and recycling guide on 20 September. Please check yours carefully.
Household garden waste collections cost £30 per bin, per year.
To receive this fortnightly service, you will need to sign up and pay. This can be done quickly and easily online with your credit or debit card. Alternatively, call 01993 861025.
You can pay at any point during the year but the £30 annual charge runs from 1 April - 31 March. Register early to take advantage of the maximum number of collections over the year.
If you require a garden waste bin please call us.
To arrange collection of any unwanted garden waste bins please complete our online form or call 01993 861000.
Sign up for garden waste collections
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Fortnightly garden waste collections
Garden waste collections alternate with household rubbish collections. Your bin should be put by the kerbside by 6am on your collection day. For legal and safety reasons, bins must be removed from public paths as soon as possible after collection.
Please put your garden waste directly in your bin. No plastic, paper or compostable bags.
|Yes please||No thanks|
Bark and wood shavings
|Anything plastic including plant pots, bags, bottles or trays|
|Grass cuttings, hedge clippings and prunings||Compost bags|
|Hay/straw from animal bedding of vegetarian pets (eg rabbits, guinea pigs etc)||Cat litter, dog waste, dead animals|
|Leaves and plant material||Food waste (raw or cooked) including fruit, salad or vegetable peelings|
|Shrubs, flowers and houseplants||Household rubbish, DIY or hazardous waste|
|Soil bound roots||Invasive weeds (eg Japanese Knotweed, Ragwort etc)|
|Tree trunks, twigs and branches up to 15cm in diameter||Paper and cardboard|
|Wind fallen fruit (from garden fruit tree)||Soil, turf, stone and rubble|
|Christmas trees (cut into 30cm sections and put inside bin)||Timber, laminate and chipboard|