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Last chance to renew garden waste collections and enjoy the full service

Make sure you have renewed before 30 June so you don't miss a collection

Published 29 June 2021
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Households that pay to receive garden waste collections need to renew their subscription by 30 June 2021 to ensure they do not miss a collection.

The cost of having garden waste collected remains the same at £50 per bin for the year. Current garden waste subscriptions expire on 30 June 2021 and existing customers need to renew their garden waste subscription if they wish to continue to receive the service.

New customers can also sign up at any time to receive garden waste collections, either online or by calling 0300 456 0103.

People don't need to contact us if they do not wish to renew.

Cllr Dr Mark McClelland, Cabinet Member for Waste said, "All of the garden waste collected in Wiltshire is composted locally, which helps reduce pollution and and stops it going to landfill.

"From April 2020 to March 2021 we collected more than 30,000 tonnes of garden waste from over 82,000 households in Wiltshire."

Once people have renewed their subscription, they will be sent a letter within three weeks, containing a new garden waste bin sticker.

Garden waste bins are emptied fortnightly except for two weeks over Christmas and New Year.

What can go in a garden waste bin: bark, grass cuttings, cut flowers, weeds, leaves, hedge clippings, twigs and small branches in the bins.

What can't go in a garden waste bin: fruit and vegetable peelings, food waste, cardboard, paper, soil and rubble or pet litter and animal waste.

Other options for composting are available if you don't have room for a garden waste bin. Go online or call 0300 456 0102.

A full waste collection calendar is available on our website.

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Published 29 June 2021