Green bin - garden and food waste
Apply for a green bin collection service
From February 2019, the green bin service will cost an annual fee of £40 per bin for a fortnightly collection service.
We encourage you to sign-up to the green bin collection service now to avoid missed collections when the new scheme begins.
- free collections end on Friday, 18 January
- new opt-in service starts Monday, 4 February
- to ensure no disruption to your service, opt-in to the new scheme by Friday, 18 January
- you can sign-up to the service at any time during the year, however, there are no part-year discounts and you may have to wait up to 10 working days for the collection service to begin
How the service will work
The service will cost £40 per bin for each year from February to January (apart from a short break during winter). Any green bin subscription taken now will be for a collection service from February 2019 to January 2020. You can sign-up at any time, but there are no discounts for part-year subscriptions. There are no concessions or discounts for this service.
- apply for a garden waste collection service, we will issue you with a sticker for your bin
- when you receive your sticker, you will need to stick it to the body of your bin at the rear, below the handle
- this sticker will be unique to you and will match our records
- we will only empty green bins from February 2019 that display a sticker
I don't want to pay for a green bin
Last updated Thursday, 24th January 2019