Garden Waste Collections

Garden Waste Collections

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

Garden waste subscription 2021/22 

It’s that time of year, when residents in Broxtowe can renew their garden waste subscription for 2021/22.   

The 2020/21 subscription year ends in March 2021. 

The new subscription covers the period 5th April 2021 to 3rd April 2022.   

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

How much does it cost?

2021/22 Garden Waste Subscription Fees

Garden waste prices for the 2021/22 season are:     

  • £36 for 1 brown-lidded bin
  • £22 for each additional bin

Please subscribe before 15th March 2021 to ensure you receive your bin/s and/or sticker/s by the start date of 5th April 2021.

Once a subscriptions payment is made, It can take up to 10 working days to be processed and registered on the service for collections.

2021/22 subscription stickers will be posted to you at the end of March. The subscription sticker should be fixed to a clean area on the back of the bin below the handle. 

Please place so that the subscription sticker can be seen from the road. They should be out by 6.30am with the lid closed. No side waste will be taken.

Please note: Garden collections reduce during winter months to every four weeks. 

Collections take place on the same day as your green-lidded recycling bin and these are shown on your bin calendar or via the when is my collection search tool. (Opens in a New Window)

How to pay

Online - You can pay online here.  

Telephone - You can also pay by debit or credit card by calling 0115 917 7777 and selecting option 4, followed by option 1.

Single payments only (one bin) - You can use our automated telephone payment line to pay with a debit card. Call FREEPHONE 0800 952 0040 and select option 8.  You’ll then be asked to enter your subscription reference number which can be found on the front of your garden waste subscription letter.

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