Garden Waste Service


If you have made payment for the Garden Waste 2022/23 season and have not received your sticker please email stating your full name and address including postcode and your service request number. Your service request number will be shown on your email confirmation which you received shortly after making payment.

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£45 for the first bin and £20 for every other service after

Customers who are signed up to the service for 2021/22 collections will recommence on Monday 21st February until end of March 2022.

Payment lines for the 2022/23 collection year will open online on 7th February.

Grass cuttings, leaves, hedge and shrub trimmings, weeds and plants can all go in the brown bin.

Garden waste must not be bagged, it should be placed loosely into your brown bin. We also do not accept garden waste as side waste alongside your bin.

Top tip: To try prevent grass cuttings from getting stuck at the bottom of the bin you can place a small amount of newspaper in the bottom of your bin as a liner.

Bin charges:
New and/or replacement bins will be charged at £25 each. Any bins damaged during the collection process may be replaced free of charge.

If you don’t have a large garden, an alternative way to deal with your garden waste is home composting. Click on this link for more information or you can take your green waste to one of the County Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres.

What CAN be placed in your Brown Bin?

  • Grass cuttings
  • Hedge/tree cuttings
  • Weeds
  • Pruning’s
  • Leaves
  • Branches
  • Wood/Twigs/Small branches
  • Plants
  • Real Christmas trees

What CANNOT be placed in your Brown Bin?

  • Soil – this cannot be composted and will make the bin too heavy to be emptied.
  • Animal waste
  • Food waste