Check what goes in your brown bin

Yes please:

  • grass cuttings
  • leaves
  • flowers and plant clippings
  • hedge clippings, prunings and branches up to 3cm in diameter
  • small amount of windfall fruit e.g. apples and plums
  • weeds (please note that controlled plants and invasive species such as Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed, ragwort and Himalayan balsam will have to be disposed of by a specialist contractor)

No thank you:

  • food waste
  • cardboard
  • pet bedding / pet poo
  • stone, soil, rubble (builders waste)
  • plastic bags, flower pots, trays or other plastic or bio plastic items

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