London Borough of Croydon

Our garden waste service offers collections every 2 weeks for a 1 year subscription.

Bins remain the property of Croydon council. This service is operated by Veolia on behalf of Croydon council.


The service costs £61.50 per bin. You can order additional bins during your subscription period.

New subscribers

New subscribers will receive a new wheelie bin with a brown lid.

Renewing your subscription

If you are renewing your subscription you should continue to use the bins you have. You can renew your subscription up to 30 days before the existing subscription end date

Pay online

Pay for your garden waste collection service

What can be recycled

  • grass and hedge clippings
  • leaves
  • plants
  • small branches
  • weeds (not Japanese Knotweed)
  • twigs and sticks
  • fallen fruit
  • cut flowers and house plants

What cannot be recycled

  • bags
  • sacks
  • bricks, rubble or soil
  • plastic plant pots and containers
  • large branches (over 30cm in diameter)
  • Japanese Knotweed
  • wire
  • string
  • plastic
  • metal
  • liquids (eg paint pesticides, weed killers)
  • food waste