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Garden recycling bin items

Find out what you can and cannot put in your green garden recycling bin.


Yes please

  • Grass cuttings
  • Weeds
  • Leaves
  • Hedge cuttings
  • Tree & shrub cuttings
  • Plants & flowers

Please put these into your bin loose and do not use any plastic bags.

No thanks

  • Wood/branches (exceeding 1000mm/4" or bigger than your wrist)
  • Japenese Knotweed
  • Himalayan Balsam
  • Soil/concrete/stones/rubble
  • Fruit & vegetable peelings
  • Food waste/general waste
  • Animal waste/cat litter
  • Plastic bags or flower pots
  • Ash

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