Brown bin

What goes in your brown bin
brown bin

Use your brown bin for garden waste such as -

  • grass cuttings 
  • leaves 
  • twigs 
  • food waste contained in compostable food waste bags


No soil logo
No soil, stones or rubble
No Cat or dog logo
No cat/dog waste
No plastics glass or packaging logo
No plastics glass or packaging
No wood logo
No wood 


Please note

Only use Council provided liners in your kitchen caddy.

Free liners are available from your collection crew.

Request replacement, additional bins or cancel a service

You can request up to two additional brown bins or a replacement kitchen caddy using the online form below -


Your brown bin is emptied every two weeks. Please put your bin out by 7am at the boundary of your property and return it as soon as you can after it's been emptied. We empty bins between 7am and 4.30pm. If your bin is missed, please contact us within 48 hours of your collection day.


Assisted collections

If you need help moving your bin, you can request assisted collection by telephoning 01482 300 300 or email 20200124093256