Sign up for the garden waste service

You can have green waste from your garden collected weekly.

We provide a brown garden waste bin for all your grass and hedge trimmings and other green waste.


Garden waste binYearly costSize
Large bin£75240 litres
Small bin£55140 litres
Sacks£55140 litres

All subscriptions are charged in full and run from 1 April to 31 March, regardless of the date you sign up.

Sign up

To sign up for the garden waste service, please visit the waste and recycling services page.

You can also email or call us on 020 8885 7700.

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Once you have signed up

What you need to do

  • Leave your bin out by 6am on your collection day
  • Leave it where we can see it at the front of your property

We will not collect your bin if it is:

  • contaminated with non-garden waste
  • over-filled and the lid does not close
  • too heavy – don’t compact your waste

If you often have more waste than will fit in the bin, you can order another bin (external link).

How to renew

Renew your garden waste service contract by visiting the waste and recycling services page.

When to renew

Each service year starts on 1 April through to 31 March. To make sure you get a full year of collections, please renew your service before 1 April.

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Other ways of recycling garden waste

You can also take your garden waste to Western Road Reuse and Recycling Centre (external link) for free. 

Have you tried home composting? 

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Page last updated:

March 17, 2023

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