Garden waste collection


  • Storage and removal of everyday garden waste eg grass cuttings, leaves, and cut flowers
  • Convenient fortnightly collections, usually picked up on the same day as the rest of your recycling it needs to be put in the bin loosely
  • Assisted collections for those who need it

How much does it cost?

  • £53.00 per bin per year to join for the period 1 April 2023 - 31 March 2024. This covers the collection from one garden waste bin.
  • If you need a new or replacement bin there is a one off charge of £34.50;  please note this bin will be delivered within 28 working days of signing up to the scheme.

Sign up for or renew your garden waste collection

You'll have to pay this fee even if you only need the collection for part of the year.

Garden waste collection service terms and conditions

Moving home?

If you move within the district you can take the garden waste bin with you.

To make sure your garden waste collections continue at your new address please contact us to amend your subscription details. The easiest and quickest way is to email your name, your contact details, your new address and your old address to 

Dates of garden waste bin collections

You can do a search following these instructions to find out you collection dates

  • enter your postcode (example) CT20 2QY and then to click search
  • select your address.

Your bin collections dates will be shown. 

To make it easier to remember, you can:

  • Apply to receive email alerts and/or
  • Download your own schedule 

Find out your garden waste and other bin collection day