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
  • leaves
  • hedge clippings
  • house plants (please remove soil)
  • twigs and small branches up to 10cm thick
  • shrub prunings
  • real Christmas trees (contained in bin)

No thanks

  • food waste
  • animal waste and pet litter from carnivorous animals 
  • soil/compost or turf 
  • bricks, stones or rubble 
  • ash 
  • paper or cardboard 
  • large items of garden waste (eg. large branches/logs, plant trays, seed pots, bags)
  • packaging, polystyrene or plastic
  • wax or waxed packaging 
  • leather
  • disposable nappies
  • straw pet bedding