Green bins (garden waste)


Important information about your bin collection

Winter weather is adding to waste collection issues in the borough. If your bin is not collected on Friday 1 December, please put it out from Tuesday (5 December) until it is collected.

Residents are also reminded that refuse workers are currently taking action short of strike which is having an impact on collections across the borough.

You are advised to put your bins out as normal. If bins are not collected on the scheduled day, please put your bins out on the next day until it is collected. For more information see, Waste disposal industrial action.

The Recycling Village is open every day, 9am to 6pm. You can book a slot at

You can pay to have garden waste collected from your home by subscribing to the Garden Waste service.

2023 season

Subscriptions for the 2023 season have now closed. They will open again in 2024.

Using the service

'Garden waste' includes grass cuttings, leaves, branches, weeds and hedge clippings.

You can share your subscription with a neighbour. It is your responsibility to decide how you want to share the bins and costs.

Looking after your green bin

You are responsible for looking after your green bin(s)

We cannot clean your bin if it is dirty.

If you lose your bin, you can order a new bin online. You will need to pay for your new bin.

If you don't want to use the service

If you don't want to subscribe to the service and would like to remove your garden waste, you can: