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Garden Waste Collection

What can be recycled?

Garden Waste Collection

Recycle your Garden Waste in many ways:

Garden Waste is collected weekly all year around - Click item for more information


Brown wheeled bin Garden waste sack Bundled waste  Bulky waste collection Compost bin
Wheeled bin Sacks Bundled items Bulky Waste collections Home Composting




Garden Waste Collection

What waste is collected?


Y Grass cuttings
Y Leaves
Y Twigs and hedge trimmings - up to 7cm (3") in diameter and 1m (3') long
(simply bundle together with string/twine)
Y Dead flowers
Y Weeds
Y Old garden plants or houseplants
Y Windfall fruit
Y Vegetable patch waste (not vegetable peelings)
Y Logs or branches up to 7cm (3") in diameter and 1m (3') long.

Not in here Not in the wheeled bin or Not in garden waste sack

N Gravel / stones
N Plant pots & seed trays
N Plastic, glass or metal
N Soil / compost
N Kitchen waste including vegetable peelings
N Pet waste

How to use your Garden Bin

How to use your Garden Bin[pdf] 2MB

Autumn Garden Waste Guide 2022[pdf] 9MB


What happens to you Garden Waste?

Castle Point's garden waste is processed at a composting site adjacent to Rainham Landfill site in the method shown in this video: