Last updated:

3rd July 2024

Garden waste

Garden waste includes garden clippings, grass cuttings, leaves and weeds. When collected, these green materials are sent to a composting facility, where they are processed and turned into high-quality, peat-free compost for growing other plants.

How your garden waste can be disposed of

Garden waste can be:  

What goes in your garden waste bin or bag 

Yes please No, thank you
Grass cuttings and leaves Animal waste
Hedge clippings  General waste  
Flowers and weeds Food and kitchen waste 
Small branches   Large branches
  Pet or animal bedding  
  Soil and stones  
  Japanese Knotweed  
  Treated wood  
  Plant pots 

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