You can dispose of garden waste for free by taking it to a household waste recycling centre or we can collect it from your home if you sign up for our green bin collection service. Find a household waste recycling centre Sign up for green bin collections We will provide you with a green bin to put your garden waste in. This will be collected from your home every two weeks from March to November. All of the garden waste we collect will be recycled. The green bin collection service costs £61.10. Sign up by 5 March 2023 to receive 18 collections. Your first collection will take place between 20 March and 31 March. Sign up by 19 March 2023 to receive 17 collections. Your first collection will take place between 3 April and 14 April. Sign up by 2 April 2023 to receive 16 collections. Your first collection will take place between 17 April and 28 April. If you don’t have a green bin or need a replacement, we can deliver one for £29. Sign up to the garden waste collection service What can go in your green bin The following can go in: grass mowings hedge and plant clippings leaves prunings small branches twigs weeds and cut flowers chipped bark You should not put the following in: food waste household waste Japanese Knotweed plant pots and garden gnomes plastic bags and packaging soil, stones, rubble and sawdust waste from professional gardeners pond weeds and residues mulch large branches Putting any of these in your green bin may mean it will not be collected. What happens to your garden waste Garden waste is turned into compost and is then used by commercial landscapers and local authorities. Here is how we do it: we take your garden waste to a local composting site your garden waste is shredded it's put into large piles these piles generate heat as they break down into compost. This process kills any unwanted bacteria the piles are then turned regularly to help bring air into the composting process after around 12 weeks the compost is ready to be used as compost Learn more about home composting Contact Veolia Waste Collection and Recycling5th Floor (North)Howden House1 Union StreetSheffieldS1 2SHAsk us a question0114 273 4567 Register for email alerts To sign up for alerts or to access your account, please enter your email address below.