The garden waste service is available for households in Sunderland with brown bins.  It is easy to dispose of garden waste, which will be recycled into mulch or soil conditioner.

  • Brown bins will be collected on the same day as the green bins.
  • The charge is £32.50 for the year to have one bin emptied, and £20 for each additional bin up to a maximum of 4. 
  • No refund will be given if you choose to cancel your subscription
  • Once you have completed the sign up you will be sent a letter explaining the service along with a sticker to be placed on your bin
  • Scheduled collection day

    Sign up before midnight on this day to guarantee next collection          

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 Sign up for garden waste collections 

If you currently don't have a brown bin or you would like to order extra brown bins there is a charge of £25 per bin.  Please call us on 0191 5205550.

Further information is in our frequently asked questions and terms and conditions of the service.

You can also dispose of garden waste:

Have you ever thought about home composting? We work with Getcomposting.com to offer you great rates on compost bins. It's a good way of recycling your garden waste and some of your food waste.