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Reminder to renew garden waste collection service

Published Thursday, 21 May 2020

Green fingered residents are reminded that they will need to renew their subscription to the garden waste collection service by 31 May; this follows a two month extension following the suspension of the service due to the coronavirus pandemic.

To ensure the service continues uninterrupted, subscriptions should be renewed as soon as possible because bins that do not display the correct 2020/21 sticker will not be emptied after 1 June. 

Those who have already set up a direct debit do not need to do anything, and should have received their new bin sticker or it will be arriving very shortly. The sticker can be placed on the bin as soon as it is received. 

Garden waste renewals can be made online or call the council on 01455 238141.

Payments can be made by either credit or debit card. The price has been frozen and remains at £24 for 2020/21.

For those who choose not to subscribe to the service there are other options for disposing of their garden waste including:

  • Composting at home - garden waste and other material can be recycled by purchasing a low cost compost bin from www.getcomposting.com
  • Taking garden waste to a Leicestershire County Council Household Waste & Recycling Site although residents should be aware that they will need to book an appointment prior to visiting any site currently.