Garden waste collection

What we can collect and what we can’t collect

We can collect

  • grass and hedge clippings
  • leaves
  • twigs and sticks
  • old plants and weeds
  • branches up to 22cm (8 inches) diameter
  • windfalls eg fallen apples

We can’t collect

  • bricks, rubble, soil and turf
  • plant pots and polystyrene plant containers
  • animal waste and animal bedding
  • general garden rubbish and tools
  • old garden waste sacks or other plastic sacks
  • bags or sacks (including compostable bags)
  • large branches (over 30cm in diameter)
  • japanese Knotweed
  • wire, string, plastic or metal
  • liquids (e.g. paint, pesticides, weed killers)
  • food waste