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Brown Bin (garden waste)

The Brown bin is for your compostable garden waste which is a chargeable service.

To subscribe please view more information on our garden waste collection service

Things that go in your Brown bin:

  • grass
  • leaves
  • flowers and plants - with the soil removed
  • weeds
  • twigs and small branches
  • windfall fruit
  • houseplants and flower cuttings
  • real Christmas trees (chopped up)
  • hay / straw - soiled animal bedding from non-meat eating animals only e.g. rabbits, guinea-pigs
  • vegetable waste from the garden only - e.g. potato tops (not kitchen waste)


Things you cannot put in your Brown bin:

  • large branches and pieces of wood
  • treated or painted wood
  • soil and turf
  • stones, rubble, hardcore, sand, grit
  • cat litter and dog faeces 
  • plastic bags, flower pots, trays or any other plastic items
  • food or kitchen waste
  • vacuum dust or fire cinders
  • Cardboard
  • Building waste

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