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Recycling and rubbish collections guide

Garden waste recycling

There is a chargeable garden waste service which residents can subscribe to.

Garden waste collections are made fortnightly.

The corresponding bins are: 

  • Black bin with a green lid
  • garden waste sacks

The items you can recycle in your containers, are listed below.

  • Grass cuttings
  • Garden or house plants
  • Twigs, leaves
  • Hedge trimmings
  • Flowers and weeds
  • Garden prunings 

Alternatively, should you wish not to subscribe, you can take your garden waste to the Household Reuse and Recycling Centre or compost your garden waste at home.

We provide access to low cost composting equipment and composting advice through our partners at

Last Modified: 31/03/2022 11:22:34

Environment and waste

Contact us about environment and waste issues.

Address: Guildhall 2
High Street
Kingston upon Thames

Telephone: 020 8547 5002