What goes in each bin?

Brown recycling bin (garden waste)

We empty brown bins every two weeks with your other recycling bins.

Garden waste collections are provided from 1 March until 30 November each year. Outside this period, you can request a collection of garden waste on two dates per month. Contact us to request a collection.

Things that you can put in your brown bin are:

  • Cut flowers
  • Fallen fruit (windfalls)
  • Grass cuttings
  • Hedge clippings
  • Leaves
  • Plants
  • Twigs and small branches

Things that you can’t put in your brown bin are:

  • Any household waste
  • Any stone, or rubble
  • Christmas Trees
  • Kitchen/food waste 
  • Large segments of trees
  • Pet/animal waste
  • Plastic bags 
  • Soil, or turf
  • Tubs/pots

Order a brown bin