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Garden waste

Garden waste goes in white sacks or your brown wheelie bin. You can put out a maximum of four garden sacks.

Items we collect:

  • Grass, leaves and weeds 
  • Flowers and plants 
  • Hedge clippings 
  • Prunings and twigs 
  • Hay/straw (bedding from non-meat eating animals only including small animal faeces, for example, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs) 
  • Fruit/veg prunings from garden (no kitchen rubbish)

Items we do not collect:

  • Large branches 
  • Plastic or black bags
  • Paper (including paper used as bedding for your pet)
  • Soil, mud or rubble 
  • Plant pots 
  • Treated wood 
  • Large stones, bricks, paving slabs and soil 
  • Kitchen rubbish such as raw fruit and vegetable peelings 
  • Tea bags, egg shells, cardboard 
  • Animal rubbish or litter
  • Large branches and household timber with nails and screws inserted 
  • Nappies 
  • Waxed packaging and polythene 
  • Toxic rubbish and pesticides
  • Lolly sticks
  • Wooden cutlery
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