Issues with our phones
We are having intermittent issues with our phone lines. We are working with our suppliers to resolve them. If you can't get through please hang up and re-dial. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
We do not operate a garden waste collection service. Collecting garden waste from such a large geographical area would be expensive and it would not be of benefit to the environment.
We recommend that you reduce your garden waste by considering ideas like a mulching mower, pruning shrubs before they get too big or even leaving an area untidy for wildlife. Otherwise, you can recycle garden waste by:
Using a home composter is a sustainable way of dealing with organic waste from your home and garden. This avoids vehicle emissions from a collection service or saves time taking it to a recycling centre.
You can compost some food waste as well as garden waste in a home compost bin that you can buy from us at a discounted price. This will provide free nutrition for your garden while reducing the amount of waste going to landfill.
Recycle for Scotland provides information on other composting systems.
You can recycle your garden waste at:
Garden waste from recycling centres and seasonal points is composted using a commercial composting system.
A mulching lawnmower can drastically reduce the amount of garden waste most households would normally produce. A mulching lawnmower also feeds your grass as it cuts it. With no grass box to empty and no cuttings to dispose of, you should find that cutting the grass is also considerably quicker.