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Sign up for garden waste collections

Sign up to have your garden waste collected for £28 a year and save yourself some trips to the tip. You’ll be given an extra bin with a brown or black lid. We’ll collect fortnightly between March and September.

Pay for garden waste collection online now - just £28 for the year - and we’ll start collecting from you in around a fortnight. You can pay for one year, or set up a Direct Debit for an annual payment and make sure you’re signed up automatically next year too.

Pay for garden waste collection

What goes in the garden waste bin?

If you sign up to have your garden waste collected we will give you an extra bin with a brown or black lid. You can put the following in it:

  • leaves
  • grass cuttings
  • twigs
  • hedge trimmings
  • prunings
  • weeds
  • cut flowers.

You cannot put soil, tree branches, rubble or food waste in this bin. Food waste can be composted or put in your general waste bin (with the red lid). If you need a compost bin or kitchen caddy you can get one from Get Composting.

Other items, or where you have a lot of waste from a garden clearance, can be taken to the tip. For information on tips take a look at the county council website.

If you need a new bin because it is damaged or broken please contact us:

When is garden waste collected?

We collect garden waste between March and September each year from those who are signed up to the scheme. There will be at least 20 collections during this time, made fortnightly.

If you’ve signed up you can check the bin calendar to check when your next collection is due. You can sign up any time during the season but the cost will remain the same.

How much does garden waste collection cost?

The cost is £28 for at least 20 collections made fortnightly between March and September. If you need more than one garden waste bin you can add extra bins at £14 each a year.

How do I sign up for garden waste collection?

You can pay for one year only, or set up a Direct Debit so you are subscribed to the service for future seasons through an annual payment.

You can pay for the current season with a debit or credit card, or set up a Direct Debit for this and future years, through our online payment system:

Pay for garden waste collection

If you’ve paid by Direct Debit before we’ll take this year’s payment around the same date you originally signed up. You can put garden waste bins out for collection before payment is taken. If you aren’t sure if you have a Direct Debit subscription with us please check with your bank.

You can also set up a Direct Debit or pay for one season over the phone. Contact us:

  • telephone: 0800 183 84 84.

How do I cancel garden waste collections?

If you no longer want to have your garden waste collected contact us:

We’ll remove your brown- or black-lid bin after you cancel the collection with us. We don’t give refunds even where you cancel part-way through the season.