Garden waste collection & brown bins

The collection of household garden waste is an optional, paid-for, year-round service. Brown bins are only collected from households that have signed-up to this service.

Garden Waste Collection Service 2022/23

You can sign up for the 2022/23 Garden Waste Collection Service using our online form below.

We encourage you to sign up online as it is quicker. However, you can also sign up by calling 01733 425 425, Option 3, between Monday and Friday, 9am and 5pm. 

Please note: that recurring Direct Debit customers will not need to renew their subscriptions and the council will be contacting these customers shortly with details about the service for 2022/23. Customers who are not paying by recurring Direct Debit will need to subscribe for the service.

Brown bin collection dates

Your garden waste bin (brown bin) will now be picked up on the same week as your black bin. Please ensure bins are presented by 6.45am on day of collection.

The service runs from week beginning 3 May 2022 and finishes week commencing 24 April 2023.

Please note: For residents in Millfield North, Dogsthorpe South, Eye, Thorney and Werrington East, your brown bin will be collected a day earlier than your black bin.

Collection costs

  • One bin - £50
  • Two bins - £75

If you choose to pay by direct debit (email address required), then you can pay in three instalments. Payments will be taken in or around first week of the month:

  • Collection of one bin - £20 in May, £15 in June and £15 in July
  • Collection of two bins - £25 in May, £25 in June and £25 in July

After 30 April 2022, the direct debit payment option will no longer be available so please use another means of payment.

You can subscribe to the garden waste collection service until 28 February 2023, but will be charged the same standard price and your service will end on the same date (i.e. end in the week commencing 24 April 2023). 

No concession rates are available.

Terms and conditions

Garden Waste Service Terms and Conditions 2022-2377KBpdf
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