Garden waste

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Garden waste, like food waste, is collected every week and each household has been provided with green garden sacks. Other garden sacks can also be used.

What day is my garden waste collected?

Find your bin collection day using your street name or post code.

Garden waste sacks

Green garden waste sacks are available to purchase at £3.06 per bag. Please call Waste Strategy and Operations on 01443 866533 to place your order and make the payment.

What can I put in my garden waste sack?

Your garden waste sack should be used for garden waste such as leaves, dead flowers, grass cutting, hedge cuttings and weeds. Visit what goes in my bins for a more detailed list of what can and can’t be included.

Bulky garden waste

We will not collect bulky garden waste such as trees and branches as part of your weekly collection service. Visit bulky garden waste for options for disposing of these items.

When is the service available?

Our garden waste collection service normally runs all year round.

Compost bins

Approximately 30% of the contents of your bin are kitchen scraps and garden waste, which are organic materials and can be turned into compost for your garden.

You can purchase a compost bin at a subsidised price of £15 and come in two sizes, 220 litres and 330 litres. Visit our compost bins section for full details.

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