Garden waste collection service

Garden Waste Collection Service

Garden waste permits are now on sale for 2024 to 2025. The new permit is valid from 1 September 2024 until 31 August 2025

Current 23/24 permits are valid until 31 August 2024.

The Garden Waste Collection Service runs from 1 September to 31 August each year with a winter break in December, January and February. It is not a statutory service and is therefore not included in Council Tax.

You will need a permit to receive Garden Waste collections, the cost for the next season 2024 to 2025 is £48.95

  • up to 3 Garden Waste permits can be purchased per household
  • you can apply at other times throughout the year, although the £48.95 charge still applies
  • there are no concessions or reduced rates

Apply for a permit

To purchase a permit for the collection year 2 September 2024 to 31 August 2025 you can apply online.

error The cost of a permit for 2024 to 2025 is £48.95

Apply for a permit

Terms and conditions

Garden waste bins

Order replacement garden waste bin

What you can put in your garden waste bin

Other ways to recycle your garden waste

The Garden Waste Collection Service is an optional service. You can still take your garden waste along to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) free of charge. Find your nearest HWRC that can accept garden waste.

If you have a garden waste bin you no longer require you can take it to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. Alternatively, we can collect them from your home. contact

We would encourage everyone to recycle as much as possible and help us to reduce waste going to landfill. You might want to consider getting a compost bin for garden waste. By composting at home you can reduce the amount of waste you send to landfill. Advice on home composting.