Garden waste collections restart in Dacorum

Residents with a large garden can sign up for additional bins

Friday, 12th March 2021, 12:14 pm
Updated Friday, 12th March 2021, 12:16 pm

Dacorum Borough Council has restarted the seasonal green-lidded bin collections.

Garden waste should be put in the green-lidded bins and should consist of organic garden waste only, such as:

- grass/hedge cuttings

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- leaves

- twigs/small branches

- flowers (including cut flowers that are kept inside the house)

- prunings

- weeds

- small animal bedding made from straw, hay or woodchips (but not shredded paper).

No bags, plastic, cardboard, food, pet faeces or any other waste should ever go in the green-lidded bin.

All cardboard should be recycled in the blue-lidded bin and all food waste should go into food waste caddies.

Residents can check what goes in which bin here, and check when their green-lidded bin is being collected, using the online postcode checking tool to download the Waste Collection Calendar.

Garden waste can only be accepted in the green-lidded bins provided, extra waste in bags will not be taken.

Residents with a large garden, or those planning a big garden project this year and need more capacity, can sign up for additional bins.

The 2021 Additional Garden Waste Subscription Service offers the opportunity to buy additional 240-litre green-lidded bins for £25 each and have them collected on the normal garden waste collection day for a seasonal subscription fee of £55 per bin.

The additional green-lidded bins will be collected at the same time as the normal green-lidded bin collections, and the season is typically from March to November.

The regular, free garden waste service currently provided to householders will remain unchanged this additional service is simply an optional extra.

For more information, to subscribe to the 2021 Additional Garden Waste Subscription Service, or to purchase additional bins and visit: www.dacorum.gov.uk/extragreenbin.