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Garden plant waste

Detail on how to recycle garden plant waste

We can only compost...

  • grass
  • leaves
  • weeds (not Japanese Knotweed or Ragwort)
  • flowers and plants
  • hedge clipping or prunings
  • branches and twigs
  • windfall fruit
  • small quantities of hay or straw bedding from non meat eating small pets e.g. rabbits or guinea pigs

We can't compost...

  • plastic bags, flower pots, seed trays or other plastic items
  • cat or dog faeces
  • large branches or tree stumps
  • soil, stones or rubble
  • painted or treated wood
  • other rubbish from the garden