Garden waste is not permitted in grey or green bins in Kirklees. If you have garden waste that you want to get rid of you can request a brown bin or arrange a garden waste collection with us.

Alternatively you can take it to your local household waste recycling centre

Brown bins

Renew your brown bin

Renewals for our 2020-21 garden waste collection service is available from June onwards. We will contact you by email (if provided) or postcard, 2 weeks before your current subscription ends, with full details on how and when you can renew.

Renew your bin

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To make things easier for you, why not sign up for a My Kirklees Account. You can manage your bins, view your council tax amongst lots of other useful things!

Brown bin collections are only available to households with a current collection service using a standard grey or green wheeled bin. You can use your brown bin for things like grass cuttings, leaves and weeds.

Find out what you can and can't put in your brown bin: Brown bins

You can request up to a maximum of two bins.

There is an annual fee of £38.50 for one bin and £30.80 for a second bin.

Kirklees Passport holders will receive a 20% discount on the first bin.

Request a brown bin

Fill in our simple online form.

Please read the terms and conditions before you request a brown bin.

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Paperclip To complete this form you will need a debit or credit card to make a payment.

We are unable to provide a refund once we have confirmed your order.

Request bin

After you've applied


From 8 February - 30 April if you sign up for our garden waste collection service your bin(s) will be delivered in May. Your fortnightly collections will run June 2021 - May 2022 with a two-month winter break Dec - January.

Provided you are eligible for this service we will deliver your brown bin for your garden waste (grass cuttings, twigs, leaves, weeds).

We'll collect the brown bin every fortnight between February and November.

Bin collection dates

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Garden waste collections

If you have a bin bag dustbin collection, or live in a property of multiple occupation like flats, you can ask for garden waste to be collected.

Request a garden waste collection

Fill in our simple online form.

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We do not collect soil, rubble, brick, hardcore, paving slabs, stone or ceramics e.g. toilets, sinks and tiles.

We are unable to provide a refund once we have confirmed your order.

Order a collection

After you've applied

We will collect the garden waste from the designated area.

We aim to collect the garden waste within three weeks of placing your order. However, this could take longer depending on the number of orders we are currently processing.

Cost for garden waste collections

£1 per bag with a minimum order of 5 bags and a maximum order of 20 bags (maximum 15 kilos per bag).


Make your garden bloom with your own homemade compost. Grass cuttings, garden prunings, twigs and hedge clippings, shredded paper, cardboard, vegetable peelings, tea bags and egg shells are a few of the items that can all be composted.

Find out more about composting.

Alexa bin collection

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