If we received your application between 1 December 2016 and 31 March 2017, we will deliver your bin(s) before the service starts in April.
If you applied after 31 March we aim to deliver your bin(s) within 21 days of processing your payment and subscription.
Collections are made the same day every two weeks between 17 April and 24 November.
Check your collection dates online in About Your Area, enter your postcode and select your address.
Subscribe to garden waste collections
The collection service is the same price whatever time of year you subscribe.
Who is eligible
- You must be a resident of Croydon
- You must own your own garden
- You must already have an existing landfill bin.
You will need to make sure you have enough space to safely store the bin at your home and place it at the edge of your property on your collection day.
Shared or communal gardens
If you have a shared or communal garden you can speak to your landlord or housing association about ways to recycle or compost your garden waste.
Options and prices
There are four options depending on how much garden waste you need collecting.
£55/year for 140 litre bin service
£60/year for 240 litre bin service
£100/year for two 140 litre bin service
£105/year for two 240 litre bin service
140 litre bin: 106cm high x 48cm wide x 54cm deep
240 litre bin: 107cm high x 58cm wide x 74cm deep
What can I put in the garden waste bin?
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All garden waste including branches must be able to fit into your bin with the lid completely closed.
More information about the service is available on our frequently asked questions page.
How do I report a missed collection?
To report a missed collection or any other issue, log into My Account and click on the report an issue icon () in the Garden Waste section.
Once we have received your request, we will make the collection within 24 hours. Sign up for SMS updates and we’ll let you know when the missed collection has been made.
Other ways to recycle garden waste
You can recycle your garden waste at home using a compost bin. Composting is a great way to recycle food and garden waste, find out more about our home composting scheme.
You can also recycle your garden waste by taking it to a household reuse and recycling centres.