About your brown recycling bin

We will empty your brown bin once every two weeks on your collection day. 

Check your collection details online

What we do want (garden waste)

  • Grass cuttings.
  • Hedge clippings.
  • Cut flowers and plants.
  • Leaves.
  • Bark and twigs.
  • Small branches and small logs.

What we do want (food waste)

  • Meat and fish - raw and cooked including bones.
  • Fruit and vegetables - raw and cooked, including peelings.
  • Dairy products such as eggs and cheese.
  • Bread, cakes and pastries.
  • Rice, pasta and beans.
  • Uneaten food from your plates and dishes.
  • Tea bags and coffee grounds.  

Need more liners for your food waste?

  • Attach the ribbon towards the end of the roll to your brown bin. Our collection crew will leave you a new roll.
  • If you don't have a brown bin or kitchen caddy visit the Request a bin page.

What we don't want

  • Any type of packaging.
  • Plastic bags.
  • Liquids, eg, fruit juice or milk.
  • Cooking oil or liquid fat.
  • Large amounts of soil.
  • Big logs.
  • Plant pots.

Don't forget

  • For food waste, only use the compostable liners we provide.
  • Batteries and mobile phones should always be recycled, but you can't put them in your bins at home.  This is because they contain hazardous materials and are a fire risk. To find your nearest recycling point go to Recycle Now's recycling locator.

Contact for Waste Management Service