Garden Waste Collections

Garden Waste Collections

Information about the garden waste collection service and how you can subscribe.

Garden waste subscription 2023/24 

The current garden waste subscription period covers from the 3rd April 2023 to 31st March 2024.

How much does it cost?

  • 1 new bin - £38
  • Any additional bins are £24 each

The easiest and quickest way to subscribe is online, using our Garden Waste Subscription form (Opens in a New Window).

New Bin Stickers

If you have paid for your new subscription by 17 March, you should receive your new garden waste bin sticker by 3 April. However, if you do not receive your sticker by Friday 31 March and you have paid before the 17 March please contact

Residents paying after the 17 March may not receive their sticker by 3 April.

What does the subscription include?Person kneeling on the grass doing some gardening

  • Collections are all year round – every two weeks from April to the end of November and in March, then every four weeks in December, January and February when there is less garden waste to dispose of.
  • A hassle-free solution in comparison to taking your garden waste to the Local Household Waste and Recycling Site
  • A sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to garden waste disposal.

What can go in the Brown-Lidded Garden Bin?

Waste Options for Garden Waste Bin
We Collect We Don't Collect



Grass cuttings

Fruit and vegetables (even if they are grown in the garden)


General food waste


Soiled animal bedding

Cut flowers or house plants

Animal waste

Hedge trimmings

Plastic plant pots


Sharing your bin with neighbours

We accept no responsibility for personal agreements made between neighbours.

We will need the address of one of the properties to log on our system when payment is made. That same address will be on the sticker to be attached to the bin and the bin must be placed outside the property which has subscribed to the service.

tel: 0115 917 7777