About the garden waste bin

Part of: Types of rubbish and recycling bin

In your garden waste bin you can put:

  • flowers and house plants
  • grass cuttings
  • hedge clippings
  • leaves
  • plants
  • prunings
  • small branches (no thicker than 2cm)
  • twigs and sticks
  • weeds

You cannot put:

  • food
  • Japanese knotweed
  • large branches (diameter thicker than 2cm)
  • plastic flowerpots or trays
  • rubble
  • soil or sand
  • turf
  • any other rubbish

If you do not have a bin and would like one you can sign up for our garden waste service.

Household garden waste bin

Brown garden wheelie bins are for household use.

Brown wheelie bin with brown lid