Maintenance to online systems

We are carrying out planned maintenance to our systems between 9 am and 12 pm Monday (16th). You may be unable to use some areas of this site or complete online forms. Thank you for your patience.

What can I do with my rubbish? - Brown bin

Brown bin
Items accepted
  • garden plant waste
  • food waste
  • branches (small)
  • egg shells
  • hedge cuttings
  • leaves
  • moss,
  • plants
  • shrubs
  • teabags
  • uncooked food
  • vegetable peel
  • twigs
  • weeds
  • flowers
  • food waste (cooked and uncooked)
  • scraps
  • greenery
  • bouquets
  • arrangements
  • cuttings
  • vegetables
  • coffee grounds



To reduce the risk of maggots and flies:

  • cover your food waste with garden waste - this will stop the smells that flies are attracted to
  • use an insecticide strip inside your bin

If you need more than one brown bin you can buy extra an one from us by calling 01782 234000.