Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Green Garden Waste Collection

A new and optional, paid-for green waste collection service is now in operation. Only the Bin or Bags, supplied by the Council, will be emptied. Green waste presented in any other receptacle will not be collected.

The service costs £40 annually for a fortnightly collection throughout the year (except for a fortnight at Christmas). This includes a wheelie bin or an annual supply of 100 bags for households that are unsuitable for a wheelie bin. 

To subscribe to this service, please complete the online subscription application form.

Please note: Credit card transactions will incur an additional surcharge of 1.75%. This will not apply to payments made by a debit card.

Alternatively, you can download a copy of the subscription application form (PDF - 135Kb). When completed, send it to:

Swindon Borough Council
Green Waste Subscriptions
Waterside Park
Darby Close
Swindon
SN2 2PN

The service is entirely optional and you register/subscribe to it on an annual basis.

For further details about the service, please see the:

For information about composting green waste in your own garden, please visit the Recycle Now Website (www.recyclenow.com/compost).

For details of the collection days for your household please see Refuse and Recycling Collection Days.

Your green wheelie bin (or green sacks) must be must be placed at the nearest point of your property to the Highway by 7.30am on your day of collection.

Only the Bin or Bags, supplied by the Council, will be emptied. Green waste presented in any other receptacle will not be collected.

Where a missed collection has been reported that is not a result of the above, we aim to collect your missed waste within one working day. 

Request a Service or Report a Problem 

You can do this in a number of ways:

  1. By telephone to the StreetSmart Team at the Swindon Direct Contact Centre on 01793 445501. For details of the Contact Centre opening hours, please visit the Swindon Direct web page.
  2. In person, by visiting the Swindon Direct One-stop-shop. For details of the address and opening hours, please visit the Swindon Direct web page.

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