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What you can put in your garden waste bin

The following can go in your garden waste bin:

  • grass cuttings
  • hedge and shrub clippings
  • plants and weeds
  • leaves
  • twigs
  • branches and bark
  • cut flowers
  • houseplants

The following cannot go in your garden waste bin:

  • cardboard
  • soil, turf, ash or garden chemicals
  • any type of plastic (bags, liners or pots)
  • food or kitchen waste
  • invasive weeds (for example, Japanese Knotweed)
  • stones, rubble, gravel or sand
  • DIY rubbish or sawdust
  • animal waste or bedding
  • logs, large branches or wood

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