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Dudley Council
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Dudley Council provides a service for the collection of garden waste from each household.

Each household is provided with one green wheelie bin. This bin is for garden waste only.

Please read the following for information about the service, including replacement green wheelie bins and additional, chargeable collections.

Additional garden waste - extra bins and collections

If you have more garden waste than one bin can handle, or you like to garden all through the year, we offer the following chargeable additional services: 

Other options for garden waste

If you are creating additional garden waste and cannot fit it into your green wheelie bin, please consider the following options:

Please note that we will not collect any excess garden waste due to health and safety considerations.

Home composting

Nearly a third of what we throw away is garden and kitchen waste, such as grass cuttings, leaves, and vegetable peelings.

This can easily be turned into compost which can be used on your garden and helps to reduce the amount of rubbish that is sent to landfill. This in turn also helps to reduce the costs associated with taking away your garden waste.

Digging compost into your garden will help to improve the texture, drainage and aeration of the soil and adds nutrients. Home composting is also the environmentally friendly alternative to peat-based products.

Details about discounted composters available to Dudley residents is available on the Dudley Recycles website.

Home composting webinar

Thursday 20 October at 6pm

If you would like to find out more about composting at home and discover how composting can benefit your garden and the environment, then join us for our free online tutorial.

The live webinar is led by Garden Organic, the national charity for organic growing. They have over 60 years' experience of organic growing and composting, and run regular online tutorials to help people get the most out of their garden. The session will run for approximately 90 minutes including a question and answer element.

To book your place email:

Places are limited to 100 and are available on a first come first served basis. Confirmation and a link to the webinar will be sent to successful applicants. You will need the Zoom app to take part.

Attendees on the evening will be entered into a free prize draw where the winner will receive a £100 voucher for Great Green Systems. Terms and conditions below.