What goes in the green bin?

The green bin is for food and garden waste, which we send to a commercial composting plant. We can accept any of the items listed below. We will not collect contaminated bins, and it is the householders responsibility to remove the contamination.

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Only the items below can go in your green bin:

  • all meat and bones
  • fish
  • bread and pastries
  • dairy
  • tea bags and loose tea and coffee
  • fruit and vegetables
  • grass, weeds and leaves
  • clean sawdust, hay and bark
  • small branches (under 15cm in diameter)

If in doubt, leave it out.  We will not empty contaminated bins.
Frequently asked questions about Food and Garden Waste

Last Updated: 20 June 2018