Take your garden cuttings to any of our household waste recycling centres.

We accept the following when brought in black bags:

  • grass
  • leaves
  • hedge trimmings
  • plants and branches up to 10cm wide.

Empty your garden waste into the bins provided, do not place your black sacks into the containers.

We don’t accept invasive weeds such as ragwort or Japanese knotweed.


If you exceed our free disposal limit for one of the following items there will be a charge:

  • soil
  • gravel
  • hardcore
  • paving slabs
  • rocks
  • rubble
  • sand
  • soil
  • stones.

Find out more about our limits and charges.

Garden waste bin

Residents can purchase a garden waste bin from their local council.

Plant pots

Plastic or fibreglass plant pots can be disposed of in the general waste container.

Whole plant pots or garden ornaments can be disposed of at our household waste recycling centres free of charge if they are made from the following materials:

  • concrete
  • clay
  • wood
  • metal.

If you exceed our free disposal limit on any ceramic, clay, or concrete rubble from plant pots there will be a charge.

Learn more about our limits and charges.