Garden waste collections Wednesday 25 April 2018

Due to unforeseen circumstances some garden waste collections due Wednesday 25 April were delayed. If your garden waste was not collected, please keep your bin on your boundary and it will be emptied later today or tomorrow. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Compostable sack service

We provide a sack service with 50 compostable sacks to put your garden waste into. We then collect garden waste every other week and dispose of it for an annual fee.

It is £55 for a contract - as of 1 April 2018, compostable sacks will be priced at £55.

Additional rolls of 10 sacks can be purchased for £9 with a delivery fee of £4.

To subscribe or renew over the phone please call 01708 432563, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

What can I put in the sack?

You can put the following in the sack:

  • flowers and plants
  • garden weeds,
  • grass cuttings
  • hedge trimmings
  • leaves
  • small twigs and branches

What can't I put in the sack?

  • food waste
  • general household waste
  • soil, logs, stones or plant pots
  • plastic bags or containers
  • heavy or abrasive items

Looking after your sacks

To make sure your sacks last the year keep them dry and out of the sunlight.

Read more about composting

Please note stickers that are issued for the garden waste service bins will not be issued for compostable sacks.

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