What you can put in a green garden waste bin or sack

You can include:

  • Branches - up to 10cm or 4 inches in thickness
  • Flowers
  • Grass cuttings
  • Hedge prunings
  • Leaves
  • Leaves and bark
  • Plants
  • Straw or sawdust - bedding material from pets such as gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits, as long as fed a vegetarian diet
  • Twigs
  • Weeds - no Japanese Knotweed

You can’t include:

  • Cardboard - please put in or next to your green box
  • Cat, dog or other pet litter
  • Compost
  • Japanese Knotweed
  • Nappies
  • Plant pots
  • Soil and turf
  • Stone or rubble
  • Treated wood
  • Vacuum cleaner contents