Last updated:

12th April 2024

Brown sacks/garden waste

Buy brown sacks for your garden collection

How the brown sack collection service works

You can buy brown sacks to fill with garden waste that we will collect on your fortnightly garden waste collection day.

Each brown sack holds 75 litres and is compostable.


Brown sacks cost £1.30 each.

Where to collect brown sacks

Residents can pay for more brown sacks online and then collect in person. See instructions below on how to pay online.

Paying online does not result in a delivery to your property.

  • Finchampstead Library, FBC Centre, Gorse Ride North, RG40 4ES (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 2pm to 5pm) (Wednesday and Friday 9:30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm) and (Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm) 
  • Lower Earley Library, Chalfont Close, Lower Earley, RG6 5HZ (Monday Tuesday and Friday 9.30am to 5pm) (Tuesday 9:30am to 5pm) (Thursday 9:30am to 7pm) and (Saturday 9.30am to  4pm)
  • One Stop, 36 Park View Drive, Charvil, RG10 9QX - open 8am to 8pm  
  • Rogers Hardware, 25 Greenwood Rd, Crowthorne, RG45 6QX
  • Shinfield Parish Council, School Green Centre, School Green, Shinfield RG2 9EH (Monday to Friday  9am to 5pm)   
  • Spencers Wood Library, Basingstoke Road, Spencers Wood, RG7 1AJ (Monday and Tuesday 2:30pm to 5pm) (Thursday 10am to 12:30pm and 2:30pm to 5pm) and (Saturday 10am to 12:30pm)
  • Twyford Library, Polehampton Close, Twyford, RG10 9RP (Monday and Thursday 2pm to 5pm) (Tuesday and Friday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm) and (Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm) 
  • Wargrave Library, Woodclyffe Hostel, Church Street, Wargrave, RG10 8EP (Monday and Friday 2pm and 5pm) (Wednesday 9:30am to 1pm  and 2pm to 5pm) and (Saturday 9:30am to 1pm)
  • Winnersh Library, The Forest School, Robin Hood Lane, Winnersh, RG41 5ND (Tuesday to Friday 3:30pm to 5pm) and (Saturday 9:30am to 2:30pm)
  • Wokingham Borough Council, Shute End, Wokingham RG41 1BN  Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm        
  • Woodley Library, Headley Road, Woodley RG5 4JA (Monday  9am to 1pm) (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9am to 5pm) (Thursday 9am to 7pm) (Saturday 9:30am to 4pm) or (Sunday 10:30am to 4pm)
  • Woodley Town Council, The Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley,RG5 4JZ (Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4.30pm) and (Friday 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm)
  • Wokingham Library, Carnival Hub, Wellington Road, Wokingham, RG40 2AF (Monday, Tuesday, Friday 9:30am to 5pm), (Wednesday and Saturday 9:30am to 4pm) and (Thursday 9:30am to 7pm)         

How to pay:

  • Visit our online payment service page
  • Make payment for the number you sacks you want to buy (E.g. £1.30 = 1 sack/ £32.50 = pack of 25 sacks)
  • Select 'Rubbish and Garden Waste' as the Account Group
  • Select 'Garden Waste Sacks' as the Account Type
  • Provide your name and full address
  • Click 'Submit'
  • Add your email address to receive an email confirmation with your receipt number 
  • Take your receipt to one of the following local outlets to collect the bags in person. 
  • Let the staff know if this is the first time you have used the service so we can register your address for the fortnightly collection service

If you can't pay online call us on 0118 974 6000 and select option 2 for waste

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