What to put in your garden waste sack or wheelie bin | What to put in your garden waste sack or wheelie bin | Sevenoaks District Council

What to put in your garden waste sack or wheelie bin

What you can put in

  • Lawn cuttings
  • Flowers
  • Leaves 
  • Hedge trimmings
  • Weeds
  • Twigs
  • Small shrubs
  • Branches under one metre long and 2" (50mm) in diameter.

Please remember: it has to be compostable and shreddable.

What you can't put in 

  • Soil
  • Turf
  • Stones
  • Rubble
  • Food waste
  • Plastic
  • Paper
  • Fencing
  • Wood
  • Pet litter or animal waste of any kind
  • Branches over one metre long and 2" (50mm) in diameter
  • Compostable magazine wrappers (these do not breakdown efficiently at the composting facility, but you can put them in a compost bin)

It has to be compostable and shreddable. If it's not, don't put it in!

Larger branches and unsuitable material can be taken to a Kent County Council Household Waste and Recycling Centre for proper disposal or recycling.

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