Last chance to fill your garden waste bin in 2012

05 November 2012 (Archived)

The last 2012 garden waste collections from homes in Northumberland are due to take place during the weeks beginning November 12th and November 19th - depending on where you live.


Northumberland County Council provides a collection service for garden waste from homes in a number of areas across the county from spring to autumn each year.  Homes that subscribe to the service receive a wheeled bin that can be filled with leaves, grass, hedge and tree cuttings, and other similar materials.


The waste is delivered to one of three on-farm composting facilities near Alnwick, Hexham and Ashington.  It is turned into compost that can be used as a soil improver or purchased from Household Waste Recovery Centres across Northumberland.


Residents can also compost their garden waste at home in a home compost bin or transport it to their nearest Household Waste Recovery Centre.


Find out more about waste and recycling in Northumberland at

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