Green-lid bin

Bin - Green lid (garden)

Residents who subscribe to the garden waste scheme have a 240 litre green lidded bin. The green lidded bin is collected each fortnight. Put your bin at the edge of your property by 7.00am on your collection day.

bin with green lid

What to put in your Green Bin

  • plants
  • weeds
  • hedge trimmings
  • branches (small or broken up)
  • leaves
  • grass cuttings
  • bark
  • bedding from vegetarian pets (e.g. rabbits and guinea pigs)

Please do not add any items that are not listed above. Do not place invasive weeds in your garden waste bin. This includes Japanese Knotweed, Ragwort, Giant Hogweed, Himalayan Balsam, Rhododendron and Hemlock.

Do not compact and squash your waste into the bin. This prevents it from emptying properly on collection day.

If your waste is stuck inside your bin and it has not emptied, please loosen it before your next collection.

No bin but I would like one

If you do not have a green bin you can Subscribe here to the garden waste scheme and request a bin.

I would like another bin

If you want more bins emptying you can take out more than one subscription. The extra bin (s) will be delivered at no extra cost. Subscribe here.

Broken/missing bin

If your green-lid bin is broken or has gone missing complete our online form to order and pay for a replacement bin. There is a charge of £27.95 for a replacement green-lid bin. You can also dispose of your garden waste at a household waste recycling centre.

Help putting your bin out

If you are unable to put your wheeled bin(s) at the edge of your property you can have an assisted collection There mustn't be anyone in your household over 16 years old who can put the bins out. The refuse collectors will collect and return your bin from the storage point.

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