Garden (green) waste recycling

What you can put in the green waste bin

Yes please

You can put the following in the green waste bin:

  • grass cuttings
  • hedge trimmings, twigs and leaves
  • plants, flowers, deadheadings
  • weeds
  • small branches and real Christmas trees (cut up to 2cm thick)
  • straw and hay

No thank you

Please do not put the following in the green waste bin:

  • any food waste - all food waste should be put into your brown food bin
  • any type of cardboard
  • any type of plastics - including bags, wrapping and plant pots
  • treated wood, fence panels or building materials
  • grass turf or soil
  • branches over 2cm thick
  • tree stumps or whole Christmas trees
  • nappies, cat litter or other animal faeces
  • textiles