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What goes in my green bin?

Did you know when your garden waste is recycled it is transformed into nutrient rich soil conditioner. This can then be used in a range of different ways, in agriculture, as nitrogen rich multi- purpose compost and land reclamation. 

Garden waste items

 

You can put these items in your green bin:

  • Grass cuttings/leaves
  • Flowers/plants/weeds
  • Privet/hedge clippings
  • Small branches and twigs

Please do not put these items in your green bin; it will be contaminated and will not be emptied:

  • Cardboard (this goes in your green bag)
  • Food waste (this goes in your food caddy)
  • Plastic (this goes in your white bag)
  • Soil/rubble (please take to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre)
  • Straw/hay/pet bedding (please put in your brown bin (bagged) or take to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre)
  • Compostable bags (put in your brown bin, or a compost heap in your garden)