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Commissioners appointed |

The Government has announced that Commissioners are to be appointed for Nottingham City Council.  For further information, the council’s response and FAQs can be read here.

Garden Waste

The brown bin with a brown lid is used to collect garden waste. If you do not have a brown bin and would like one or need a new one, please visit our request a bin page.

Garden waste collections take place every two weeks on the same day as your recycling collection.

Yes, please

  • Grass cuttingsGarden Waste
  • Hedge clippings
  • Twigs and small branches - Max 10 cm in Diameter
  • Leaves and weeds
  • Dead flowers
  • Small amounts of potting compost (not bags)

No, thanks

  • Bagged garden waste
  • Any waste that is accepted in your grey bin or brown bin with the grey lid
  • Plant Pots
  • Plastic bags
  • Large amounts of soil or grass sods
  • Animal waste
  • Treated wood
  • Bricks and rubble
  • Organic food waste (including windfall fruit)

Helpful Pages

Garden Bin Scheme -

The garden waste collection season has now finished and residents can no longer sign up for the additional garden waste bin subscription at this time.

More Information Additional Bin Subscription


Have you thought about Recycling waste as Compost

Click here to find out more about Composting At Home