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Garden waste: green wheelie bin and brown sacks

The cost for 2021 to 2022 will be £40 per licence.

Garden waste collections are fortnightly. 

We do not collect food waste in garden waste bins, please use your food waste caddy.

To get a green bin for garden waste you will need a licence. 

Pay for a garden waste licence

Please read the full garden waste terms and conditions.

Licences and waiting list

New customers can buy up to two licences. If you do not already have a bin there is a £10 delivery charge. If you need two bins the delivery charge is still £10.

If you are an existing customer you can buy an additional licence on top of your existing licence if you need it. If you want any extra bins there will be a £10 delivery charge.

Once we reach the maximum number of licences, everyone else will be placed on a waiting list and contacted when there is capacity again.

Composting garden waste

As an alternative to the garden waste service we recommend having a home composter.  Discounted bins are available to buy from the Get Composting website.

What to put in your green bin

We can collect the following:

  • grass cuttings
  • leaves, bark and tree prunings
  • twigs and small branches up to 5cm (2in) across
  • tree stumps up to 10cm (4in) across
  • bedding from vegetarian pets, for example, rabbits and guinea pigs
  • cut flowers
  • plants and weeds
  • windfalls from the garden
  • vegetable waste from the garden
  • real Christmas trees (cut into 2 to 3ft sections and remove decorations)
  • cold wood ash

What not to put in your green bin

Please do not put the following things in your green bin:

  • anything plastic including plant pots, bags, bottles or trays
  • food waste
  • soil, rubble and stones (this makes it too heavy and we will not be able to collect it, see the terms and conditions for more information)
  • paper and cardboard
  • dog faeces
  • cat litter
  • kitchen roll and tissues