Your garden waste compost bin (brown bin) will only be emptied if you have subscribed to the garden waste service.
There is a £35 annual subscription charge for brown bin collections.
We'll be contacting garden waste service subscribers from Monday 4 February, with details of how to renew your subscription for 2019/20. If you subscribed by Direct Debit, you don't need to do anything.
Residents subscribing to the garden waste collection service for the first time can use the link below to register and pay.
What you can put in your brown bin
|Biodegradable / compostable bags (must have the seedling logo).||Branches (cut up)|
|Christmas tree (real and cut up)||Coffee grinds|
|Cut flowers||Egg shells|
|Fish shells||Flowers (shop bought)|
|Food waste||Grass cuttings|
|Hay and straw||Hedge cuttings|
|Pet Bedding for vegetarian pets (hay and straw)||Plants (shop bought)|
|Prunings||Shrubs and flowers|
|Small branches (cut to fit)||Twigs|
What you cannot put in your brown bin
|Cardboard of any kind||Shredded Paper|
|Plastics including carrier bags||Pet bedding or waste from meat eating pets|
|Soil or turf|
Residents who have paid for the removal of garden waste can include compostable food waste in their brown bin if they choose to. For more information about what goes in which bin please see the A-Z of recycling and rubbish.
If you require any further assistance please contact us.