Garden waste collection - brown bin

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.

2017/18 garden waste collection service

The standard annual charge for the brown bin collection service is £39.

The service will run from week commencing 22 May 2017 to week commencing 14 May 2018. 

Please note: Residents are reminded that payments take time to process; therefore your brown bin will not be collected if you sign up within 3 working days of your next collection day.

You can subscribe to the service until 28 February 2018, but will be charged the same standard price and your service will end on the same date (i.e. end in the week commencing 14 May 2018). No concession rates are available.

To sign-up to pay by direct debit you must subscribe by midnight on 29 June 2017 (this requires an email address). These payments will be taken on or around the first weeks of July, August and September. After 29 June 2017, the direct debit payment option will no longer be available so please use another means of payment.

If you signed up for recurring direct debit last year (16/17 service) then you will be receiving a letter with more information, if you cancelled your recurring direct debit you will need to sign up again.

There is a one-off charge of £20 for an additional second brown bin, you can't pay for a second brown bin via direct debit.

Garden Waste Collection Service - terms and conditions

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General information

Collections are fortnightly on the same day as your green bin collection (collections will be monthly in December and January).

You can use the bin collection search tool (see right) to find out what day your brown bin will be collected.

Please note: if you do not already have a garden waste bin at your property you will need to call 01733 74 74 74 to arrange to have one delivered.

If you do not wish to use the service, you can compost at home or take your garden waste to the Household Recycling Centre in Dogsthorpe. 

2016/17 collections

Sign up for the 2016/17 service has closed. The final collection for the 2016/17 service will be on the week commencing 15 May 2017.