Information about what can and cannot go into your bins
What can or cannot be put in my brown bin
Your brown bin will be collected once every two weeks along with your other recycling. After collection, this is taken to a composting facility to make it into compost.
Garden waste collections service is provided from 1st March until 30th November each year. Outside of this period residents can request a collection of garden waste on 2 specific dates per month. Residents must telephone 01706 217777 Option 3 or email email@example.com to request a collection, at which point they will be advised when to present their bin.
- Grass cuttings
- Hedge clippings
- Twigs and small branches
- Cut flowers
- Fallen fruit (windfalls)
- Soil, or turf
- Any stone, or rubble
- Large segments of trees
- Christmas Trees
- Any household waste
- Pet/animal waste
- Kitchen/food waste
- Plastic bags
Pages in Information about what can and cannot go into your bins
- What can or cannot be put in my green bin?
- What can or cannot be put in my blue bin/blue sack?
- What can or cannot be put into my grey bin or aqua sack?
- You are here: What can or cannot be put in my brown bin
- Top tips for a clean wheelie bin
Contact: Operations Team
Telephone: 01706217777 Option3The Business Centre, Rossendale Borough Council, Futures Park, Bacup, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13 0BB