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Garden waste

Garden waste bin

We can collect garden waste, such as leaves, twigs and grass cuttings, fortnightly on Mondays between March and November. Subscriptions need to be renewed every 12 months.

Further information

Join our garden waste service

Please use the quick link above to sign up to our garden waste service.

Garden waste collections

Garden waste collections will resume in March 2017. We will send details to our existing customers during February.

You can find your green bin collection dates, by downloading the calendar at the bottom of this page.

Account information

Use our account information section to find out if you have set up a direct debit for your account, download your garden waste calendar and check your next collection date. You will need your garden waste customer reference number for this service.

Which calendar applies to me?

Calendar A - calendar for customers with Tuesday or Wednesday refuse collections
Calendar B - calendar for customers with Thursday or Friday refuse collections

If you are still unsure which calendar applies to you, please use our Account Information section - by inputting your garden waste customer reference number, the correct calendar will be provided for you automatically.

How does the service work?

We will collect garden waste, such as leaves, twigs and grass cuttings, fortnightly on Mondays between March and November.

How much does it cost?

  • £45 for a 12 month subscription or £40 for direct debit customers
  • You can sign up for additional bins at a cost of £20 each.

What happens after I have signed up?

After you have signed up, we will deliver a green wheeled bin and a collection calendar.

What can go in the green bin?

  • Leaves
  • Small twigs/branches
  • Hedge trimmings
  • Grass cuttings
  • Weeds
  • Garden and house plants
  • Flowers
  • Bark

What can’t go in the green bin?

  • Food waste
  • Treated wood
  • Logs/large branches (over 150mm in thickness)
  • Soil or turf
  • Plastic bags
  • Plant pots or seed trays
  • Gravel or stones
  • Pond sludge
  • Animal faeces
  • Dead animals
  • Garden twine
  • Japanese knot weed
  • Biodegradable bags/liners

Renewing your subscription

Subscriptions will need to be renewed every 12 months. Customers are able to renew their existing subscriptions online, using the quick link above. Please note we will send a renewal letter and invoice to you approximately four weeks prior to your renewal date, explaining how you can sign up for another year of the garden waste service.

If you have signed up to an annual direct debit you do not need to do anything, your payment will be taken automatically on your renewal date.

Contact us

0116 454 1002

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