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Garden Waste

Find your Garden Waste Collection Day

If you subscribe to this service you can use this search to enter your postcode and find out what day your, recycling, refuse and garden waste will be collected. Refuse & Recycling Collection Search


A fortnightly garden waste kerbside collection service is available in West Somerset.  Wheeled bins can be hired and/or garden waste sacks can be purchased by householders.

Payment is required in advance and is non-refundable.

Please read the full Garden Waste Collection Service Terms and Conditions (18kb pdf) for further information.

The annual charge for this service is £53.50, for the period 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2018.

Garden waste bins – Pay your renewal invoice

Please note that any renewal customer invoices will be sent out in February each year.

If you have received an invoice for your garden waste service for 2017/18 you can make a payment via our on-line secure payments system, internet banking, telephone, post or at our Council Offices. See Paying a Debtor Invoice for more details.

Cancel your garden waste collections

If you no longer wish to use the service you can arrange for the bin to be collected please contact our customer services on 01643 703704 after 1 April 2017.

Garden waste bins - To Apply

You can join the service during the year, but the full fee will apply. Refunds cannot be issued for cancelling the service during the subscription period.

If you would like to join the service please contact our customer services on 01643 703704. Payment will be taken over the telephone. Alternatively you can visit one of our offices and speak to our customer services.

The bins will be ordered after payment has been received. The delivery of the bin could take up to 10 working days.

For the service this year a sticker will be issued instead of a tag.

General Information

Please note that garden waste bins remain the property of Somerset Waste Partnership. If you move within Somerset you can take your bin with you but please let us know. If you move out of Somerset, or don't wish to take your bin with you, please leave the bin at the property.

Should you require a replacement proof of payment sticker for your garden waste bin or a replacement garden waste bin due to it being lost or damaged please contact our customer services on 01643 703704.

Garden waste sacks

Garden waste sacks are available at £26.50 for a pack of 10 until 31 March 2018.

To order a pack please contact our customer services on 01643 703704. Payment will be taken over the telephone.

Home composting

If you would like to know more about turning your unwanted garden waste, vegetable peelings and non cooked kitchen waste into a free, nutritious material that puts the goodness back into the garden, visit the Somerset Waste Partnership's Home composting page.


Related Documents

Garden-Waste-Collection-Service-Terms-and-Conditions.pdf   Garden-Waste-Collection-Service-Terms-and-Conditions.pdf (17.6 kB)

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