What goes in your green bin
Your green bin is for your garden waste only. No carrier bags or bin liners.
Yes, put it in
Put items in loose.
- Grass cuttings.
- Bark, twigs and small branches.
- Hedge and shrub trimmings.
- Cut flowers, small plants and weeds.
No, leave it out
If your green bin contains any of the following, it may not be emptied.
- Black sacks, plastic bags or bin liners.
- Large branches, logs and stumps*.
- Invasive plants i.e. Japanese knotweed.
- Soil or turf*.
- Stone, concrete, timber or builder or construction waste*.
- Glass, plastic bottles, paper or cardboard (use your red bin).
- Plastics i.e. pots and tubs (use your red bin).
- Kitchen, food or pet waste.
- General refuse.
* You can take these items to the Household Waste Recycling Centre. There may be some charges depending on the type of item you want to dispose of:
How to apply
Find more information on our garden waste collection service page.