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Garden waste collection

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Save time, money and mess with our popular fortnightly garden waste collection.

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What the garden waste service costs (2016/17 for a service starting in April 2016)

  • A 240-litre wheelie bin in 2016/17 costs £45 a year
  • A year's supply of compostable sacks (for properties unable to use wheelie bins only) costs £34 a year

When your garden waste service will start

There are two subscription periods each year, starting in April and September. Your bin will be delivered in time for your collections to start.

Subscriptions openClosing / renewal dateCollections start
1 August28 FebruaryApril
1 March31 JulySeptember

 

What can I put in my garden waste bin?

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  • Hedge cuttings
  • Grass cuttings
  • Twigs and small branches
  • Plants
  • Cut flowers
  • Leaves
  • Small amounts of home-grown
    fruit and vegetables

You can still compost your garden waste at home or take it to a household recycling centre free of charge.

The garden waste we collect is recycled to produce compost.

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