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Bins & Waste

On 31 March 2024 the existing free garden bin service will come to an end and be replaced with a new fortnightly garden waste subscription service.

The cost per year is £57.50 for one garden waste bin and £30 per additional bin (up to a maximum of 3 additional bins).  You can pay by credit/debit card or by Direct Debit. You can also share bins with neighbours to reduce the cost.

Early bird offer now available: From now until 31 January 2024 we are offering a reduced price of £50 for your first bin (additional bins remain at £30 each). If you choose to pay for the service by Direct Debit, this reduced price will be locked in for 3 years.
If you choose to subscribe to the service using the Direct Debit option, you will have the first annual payment taken within five working days of submission of the form. Card Payments will be taken immediately. In both cases you will receive an email confirming the payment details. Direct Debit payments for subsequent years will be taken in February, commencing from February 2025. You will be notified in advance of the payment being taken so you can ensure you have sufficient funds in your account.


Below is a list of the most commonly asked questions about the service. If you'd like to find out more, please see the FAQs further down the page, which provide more detailed information.

Please complete the online subscription form. You can pay by credit/debit card or Direct Debit.

Yes, you can have up to a maximum of 4 garden bins per property. However, please be aware that you will need to pay an annual subscription for each bin to be collected.

Your garden waste will be collected once every two weeks throughout the year.

If you subscribe to the service you can put the following in the garden waste bin:

Yes please

√ Weeds

√ Hedge trimmings

√ Small twigs and branches (less than 2.5cm (1") in diameter)

√ Grass cuttings

√ Flowers, plants, and wind fall fruit

√ Leaves

√ Shredded paper

√ Small animal bedding (vegetarian only, for example rabbits, guinea pigs, mice and rats

No thank you

X Food waste

X Plastic bags or bin bags

X Flowerpots and trays

X Soil

X Stones or rubble

X Branches or logs (larger than 2.5cm (1") in diameter)

X Any other household rubbish

X Textiles

X Animal waste

X Compost and turf

Frequently asked questions