Garden waste collections

Register for collection

You must register to have your garden waste collected. You can recycle bark, cut flowers, grass cuttings, hedge clippings, house plants, leaves, shrub prunings, twigs and small branches, untreated sawdust and wood shavings, and weeds.

Sign up or renew online

Collection charges

You can pay online to register or renew your garden waste collections until 30 June 2023  - sign up or renew online.

If you are experiencing a problem when renewing, see our Garden waste - frequently asked questions page for assistance.

Collection charges
Month of registrationCost
April, May, June, July, August 2022£60
September, October, November, December 2022£36
January, February, March 2023£15

Each £60 payment covers the emptying of one 180 litre bin until 30 June 2023.

Collection dates

Your collection days can be viewed on our online calendar.

Bins will be emptied fortnightly, except for two weeks over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Once you have paid, you will receive a letter with your garden waste sticker and collections will commence within three weeks.

If you require a bin, this will be delivered within two weeks.

The council will only empty garden waste bins which have been paid for.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our more common queries are listed below. For more FAQs, please see our Garden waste - frequently asked questions page.