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Garden waste collection service

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2. What can I put in my garden waste bin?

Yes please

  • bark
  • grass cuttings
  • cut flowers
  • weeds (excluding noxious weeds)
  • leaves
  • hedge clippings
  • house plants (please remove soil)
  • twigs and small branches up to 10cm thick
  • shrub prunings
  • real Christmas trees (contained in bin)
  • windfall fruit (spread over a few collections due to weight)

No thanks

  • food waste
  • animal waste and pet litter including straw and hay
  • soil/compost or turf 
  • bricks, stones or rubble 
  • treated wood
  • flower pots
  • fake grass
  • wire netting/fencing
  • garden furniture
  • garden toys
  • crockery
  • ash 
  • paper 
  • cardboard 
  • large items of garden waste (eg. large branches/logs, plant trays, seed pots, bags)
  • packaging, polystyrene or plastic
  • disposable nappies
  • pet bedding
  • compostable packaging