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What can and can't go in my green bin

What can go in the green bin

  • grass cuttings
  • hedge and shrub clipping
  • plants and weeds
  • leaves
  • twigs
  • branches and bark
  • cut flowers
  • pot plant compost

What can't go in the green bin

  • any type of plastic
  • bin liners 
  • plastic bags 
  • plant pots 
  • food or kitchen waste 
  • soil, turf, ash or garden chemicals
  • invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed or Himalayan Balsam
  • stones or rubble 
  • DIY rubbish, timber or sawdust 
  • animal waste or bedding 
  • metal or glass

We will not empty bins containing any of these materials.

Page last updated: 08 February 2018
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