What goes in your garden waste bin

What we collect

We can collect:

  • grass and hedge clippings
  • leaves
  • plants
  • small branches - no bigger than 30 cm  in length
  • weeds (but not Japanese Knotweed)
  • twigs and sticks
  • fallen fruit
  • flowers and house plants

Please note: all garden waste including branches must be able to fit into your bin with the lid closed.

What we do not collect

We do not collect:

  • bags
  • sacks
  • bricks, rubble or soil
  • plastic plant pots and containers
  • large branches or logs
  • Japanese Knotweed
  • wire
  • string
  • plastic
  • metal
  • liquids (for example paint, pesticides, weed killer)
  • food waste

Where to take things we do not collect

You may be able to take things we do not collect to a reuse and recycling centre.