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

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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