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What goes in your brown bin

The table below shows what you can put in your brown garden waste bin, or in your biodegradable sacks.

Yes, please

No, thank you

chopped up Christmas trees

animal waste

grass cuttings

branches over 7.5cm (3 inches) wide or over 1.2m (4ft) long

hedge and tree trimmings

bricks and rubble


flower pots or plant trays

small branches

food waste including fruit and vegetables or peelings (including windfall fruit)

small plants and flowers

glass or metal


soil, turf or stones

tree stumps

any item that should be in the recycling or general waste bin

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