Garden waste services

Garden waste, including leaves, grass cuttings and hedge trimmings, are not collected as part of your recycling or rubbish collections.

Green waste club

If you would like to join the Council's Green Waste Club to benefit from fortnightly garden waste collections from your home, please e-mail or call 0800 0858 286.

Please read the terms and conditions.

Cost of the service

You will receive a 240 litre wheeled bin for your garden waste which Biffa will collect from the edge of your property every fortnight. You can also sign up to receive our free Green waste club e-newsletter and you can unsubscribe at any time.

  Current price From 1 June 2021
First year and additional bins £70.21 £72.00
If renewed £60.21 £62.00


What goes in your bin?

Yes please No thanks
Grass and hedge clippings Bags / sacks
Leaves / stems / stalks Soil / mud
Plants Large logs
Small branches / twigs / sticks Stones / rocks
Weeds (but not Japanese Knotweed) Animal bedding
Dead plant material / roots Synthetic twine / wire / string
Fallen fruit Street sweepings
Flowers and house plants Japanese Knotweed
  Plastic pots or containers
  Liquids (for example paint, pesticides, weed killer)

You may be able to take the things we can't collect to a community recycling centre.

Missed bins

If your garden waste bin has been missed please check if there is a delay to the service. You can also receive this information straight to your inbox by signing up to our recycling and rubbish e-newsletter. If your road is not listed, please report a missed collection by calling 0800 0858 286. Missed collections need to be reported within two working days of your scheduled collection date.

Collection calendar

You can download and print the garden waste collection calendar which runs from April 2021 to March 2022.

Bank holidays

Garden waste collections will not change following bank holidays except over Christmas when the service is suspended for two weeks. There will be no collections in the week beginning Monday 27 December 2021 and Monday 3 January 2022.

Home composting

Visit Surrey Environment Partnership for advice about composting from home and to buy a compost bin from just £14.20.

Community recycling centres (tip/dump)

Check locations and opening times, what you can and can't take and apply for a van permit.