Garden Waste Collections

Missed collections on Monday 27 September: Wards Lane, Blind Lane and The Green in Long Eaton. No access. Please leave bins out for collection.

  • Dry grass cuttings, leaves and shrub/bush trimmings.
  • Windfall fruit.
  • Hedge trimmings.
  • Dead flowers, plants and weeds, all with soil shaken off.
  • Trimmed branches no thicker than a standard food tin.

What can't be recycled in your brown bin:

  • Soil, sand, gravel, bricks, rubble or stones. 
  • Textiles, shoes or clothes.
  • Food waste.
  • Animal waste
  • Toys.
  • Garden tools, garden ornaments or garden machinery such as lawn mowers. 
  • Vacuum cleaner contents.
  • Nappies.

On collection day, place your brown bin at the edge of your property where it joins the footpath or road, closest to where the refuse vehicle passes. The brown bin must be placed out for collection by 7am on your day of collection.  We cannot guarantee your collection will take place at the same time every fortnight. Brown bins should be placed out for collection on the same day as your blue bin.