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Garden waste (green bins)


  1. Overview 
  2. How to subscribe
  3. Collection dates
  4. What you can put in your green bin 
  5. Moving house
  6. Putting your bin out
  7. Cancelling your subscription and refunds
  8. COVID-19 disruption


You can pay to have your garden waste collected from your home by subscribing to the Council's garden waste service.

The Garden Waste service for 2020 runs from 30 March 2020 to November 2020. The service does not run over the winter.

Subscriptions to the Garden Waste service for 2020 are now closed.

2021 season

The Garden Waste Service for 2021 season will be open to subscriptions from 8 December 2020. 

Subscribe before 16 February 2021 to get a reduced price of £28, due to the late start of the 2020 season because of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Reminder letters and emails will be sent to previous subscribers in January 2021. 

After 16 February 2021, the cost will increase to £32. 

'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:


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