Garden recycling collection service

We are now offering a new in-house garden recycling service across the district.

Delivering the service ourselves will help us to meet our recycling ambitions and help us respond better to local residents.

We welcome new customers.

If you are an existing customer it is possible that your collection day may change.

Due to higher than anticipated demand we are experiencing delays on the delivery of new bins. Renewals are not affected.

How much will it cost?

For just £35 a year you will get:

  • A brown bin
  • An all year-round collection service - every two weeks between March and November, and monthly from December to February

Additional bins are available at £35 each.

The service runs from 1 April to 31 March. There are no concessions or pro-rata for joining the service part-way through the year.

Upon receipt of payment you will be given a sticker to place on your bin.

Please ensure your sticker is clearly placed on your bin. Only bins with stickers on will be collected.

Assisted collections

If you need help moving your brown garden recycling bin, call us to get in touch.

We offer assisted collections to anyone who needs help.

What can I put in my brown bin?

  • Grass cuttings
  • Hedge trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Small branches and twigs (up to 10cm in diameter)
  • Plants and weeds
  • Cut flowers

Missed bins

If your brown bin has been missed please contact us as soon as possible.

Missing or Lost bins

My bin has gone missing, what do I do?

If you need a replacement bin contact our customer services team. We can make a discretionary charge for missing or damaged bins.

Damaged bins

Please report damaged bins to us so we can arrange a replacement. We can make a discretionary charge for missing or damaged bins.

Contact us

Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
Newark
Notts
NG24 1BY

01636 650000

customerservices
@newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk

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