Bridgend County Borough Council,Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643643
Text Relay:
18001 01656 643643
Fax: 01656 668126
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Opening times
Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

How to find us

Garden waste collection service

Recycling your garden waste

There is a one-off annual subscription charge for the scheme which is £28 for 2018, with a discounted rate of £24 for pensioners. Each household involved receives two garden sacks
for collecting and storing their garden waste ready for their collection day, additional sacks can be purchased for a small charge. Please note the charge for additional sacks will be applied annually, in addition to the subscription charge.


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Plants, flowers and weeds
Grass and leaves
Hedge clippings

Kitchen waste
General waste
Soil, rubble or logs
Invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed

For more information please contact (01656) 643643 or email

Remember you can always recycle your garden waste free of charge at your nearest Community Recycling Centre along with a lot of other materials.


The one off annual subscription charge for 2018 is £28 with a concession of £24 available for pensioners. Registrations can be made from the 1 February onwards, to register all you need to do is contact the council on (01656) 643643 with your contact details and make a payment. Collections of garden waste commence on week beginning 19/03/18 and final collections will be made week ending 16/11/18.  

Conditions of the service

To help the service run smoothly please take time to read the following conditions:

  • The collections will take place on a fortnightly basis between 19/03/18 and 16/11/18 on the same day as your non recyclable waste collection.
  • Sacks are to be placed outside at the kerbside between 7pm the evening before and 7am on the day of collection.
  • The service is available to Bridgend County Borough Council residents only.
  • The payment is a one off subscription for the period between 19/03/18 and 16/11/18 inclusive which must be made in advance of receiving the collection service. It is non-refundable
  • The service cannot be transferred from one resident to another but if you move house the service will be transferred to the new address if it’s still within Bridgend County Borough. Please contact the council with your new address details.
  • If the sacks are regularly contaminated further advice will be provided.
  • The council accepts no liability for injury due to improper use of sacks.
  • To purchase additional sacks (£5), call 01656 643643. Please note the charge for additional sacks will be applied annually, in addition to the subscription charge.
  • To replace a missing or damaged sack, or report a missed collection, call 01656 643643


Last Updated: 29/01/2018
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