Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.
Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, you are still able to access services and information from this website 24/7.
Information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to access Council Services during this period can be found on our Coronavirus information page
You are invited to view and contribute to the The Mayor's Covid Record of Reflection
Garden Waste - Home composting
Recycle your Garden Waste in many ways:
Garden Waste is collected weekly all year around - Click item for more information
|Wheeled bin||Sacks||Bundled items||Bulky Waste collections||Home Composting|
Compost at Home
|Make your own free compost which can be spread back on your garden, hanging basket or potted plants|
Getting started is cheap, easy and quick
|Almost all garden waste can be composted. Some food waste can be composted too!|
|Making leaf mould from fallen leaves in Autumn is one of the easiest ways to get started|
|Home composting helps to reduce your carbon footprint|
Buy a subsidised compost bin:
How to home compost - watch these handy videos
Creating leafmould this autumn is one of the best ways to dispose of fallen leaves and make a great seedsowing compost at the same time.
|Collect as many leaves as you can|
Place the leaves in a bin liner, loosely tied and placed out of sight, pierce the bin liner with small holes
|Wet the leaves to start the mould process|
|Put the bin liners behind a shed out out the way|
|After two years you can use the leafmould|