Garden Waste Scheme
Please Note:- You can only renew your subscription 5 weeks prior to the expiry date.
It is your responsibility to ensure you renew your subscription. If you do not renew your subscription in advance of the expiry date, the service will cease without further notice and the bin(s) will be retrieved from your property.
View Garden Waste collection dates scheduled for 2023/24:
You can download and print your calendar to add your unique subscription end date as a useful reminder.
You can also check your scheduled collections and subscription end date by visiting the Check your collection days page.
If you need either of these calendars in an alternative format, please get in touch with us.
Garden waste subscription costs
The Garden Waste Scheme will cost £52 for 24 collections throughout the year. Collections are fortnightly, with the exception of the Christmas period. There is a £16 charge to cover delivery, repairs and loan of the bin, newsletters and further offers.
Wheeled bins or paper sacks will be delivered within 10 working days of a successful application.
- dump waste in a dyke, field or on the roadside (This is fly-tipping which an enforceable offence).
- present garden waste for collection in domestic black sacks, as they will not be collected
- have a bonfire that has a detrimental impact on the environment. Please see our bonfire advice.
The types of materials that are accepted as garden waste are:
- general garden waste
- grass cuttings
- tree and shrub cuttings
- small branches - up to 2 inches (50mm) in diameter
- hedge trimmings.
No other materials will be accepted. If the wrong materials are put out for collection, the container will have a sticker placed on it, asking you to remove the unacceptable items. The container will then be emptied on the next scheduled collection day.