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.
Garden waste service
The 2022 garden waste service has now finished, you will be able to renew or subscribe to the next years service from February 2023 onwards. You can receive your billing information and collection calendar by email instead of receiving them by post. To go paperless please use the quick link above to update your preferences.
Renewing your subscription
Subscriptions need to be renewed every 12 months. You are able to renew your existing subscription online as soon as you receive your renewal invoice, using the quick link above. If you have set up an annual direct debit you do not need to do anything, your payment will be taken automatically on your renewal date.
We will send renewal information to you prior to your renewal date.
Garden waste collections
Your green bin will be emptied fortnightly on Mondays. Please check the calendars below for your collection dates.
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 can also change your account preferences to go paperless so that you receive your billing information and calendar by email. You will need your garden waste customer reference number for this service.
Which calendar applies to me?
- Calendar A - Monday collection calendar for customers with Tuesday or Wednesday refuse collections
- Calendar B - Monday collection calendar for customers with Thursday or Friday refuse collections
You can find the calendar that applies to you below.
Calendar A: collection dates 2022
|August||1, 15, 29|
Calendar B: collection dates 2022
|May||2, 16, 30*|
|October||3, 17, 31|
* There will be no change to B-week collection days at the end of May. Waste collections will take place as normal over the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday.
If you are still unsure which calendar applies to you, please use our account information section - you can find your next collection date by inputting your garden waste customer reference number.
Frequently asked questions
- £54 for a 12 month subscription or £49 for direct debit customers
- You can sign up for additional bins at a cost of £20 each.
- Small twigs/branches
- Hedge trimmings
- Grass cuttings
- Garden and house plants
- 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.
No, only material contained within the bin will be taken. If you are producing a lot of garden waste you can purchase additional bin subscriptions.
If you move to another property within Leicester city, please take your green bin with you and continue to use the service. Please notify us by emailing us using the address below so that we can continue to empty the bin at your new property.
If you are moving to a property outside of Leicester city, please do not take your bin with you - please inform us using the email address below so that we can collect the bin from your previous address.
Send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org