Garden Waste

Residents who are unable to home compost can either register for the compostable sack or wheeled bin garden waste services.

Please note that garden waste collection days may vary from other collection days – Veolia will confirm your collection day with you during the registration process.

How to join the scheme

If you would like to join the wheeled bin scheme, please contact Veolia on 0203 5676955.

If you have purchased the compostable garden waste sacks, you can register your address by either:

  • Completing the online form
  • Completing the registration card enclosed with the sacks
  • Contacting Veolia on 0203 5676955

How much does it cost?

Charges for Garden Waste Collection 2015/16
Service Fee
Garden waste sacks (roll of 10) £6.05
240 litre Garden waste bin (to purchase)* £26.40
39 week garden waste permit (March-December)  £36.50
52 week garden waste permit (March - March) £48.70

*After you have bought the wheeled bin you will also need to buy a 39 or 52 week permit for collections to take place.

The 39 week collection service ends week commencing 30/11/15.

The 52 week collection service ends week commencing 29/02/16.

You need to place your garden waste wheeled bin or compostable sacks at the edge of your property by 7am on your scheduled collection day where they can be seen and are easily accessible from the road. Please ensure they do not block the public highway (pavement or road).

What garden waste can be collected for composting?

Yes Please No Thank You
Grass cuttings Stones and soil
Leaves Food waste of any kind - including fruit and vegetable peelings
Tree, shrub and rose prunings Plastic bags of any kind
Branches (up to 12 inches long and 1 inch diameter - e.g. broom handle width)* Pre-treated wood
Cut flowers Concrete and bricks
Weeds Metal and glass

*Larger branches can be taken to the Household Waste Recycling Centres for composting.

Where Can I Buy Compostable Garden Waste Sacks?

Garden waste sacks are £6.05 for a roll of 10.

All Library Branches
Biggy's, 121 Broadway, Leigh-on-Sea
Daves Hardware, 120 Eastwood Old Road
D & C News, 179 Elmsleigh Drive
Home and Car, 105 Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea
Pails & Tails, 163 Rayleigh Road, Eastwood
Roundabout Stores, 129 Eastwood Road North
Shoeburyness & Thorpe Bay
Longstaffs, 59 West Road, Shoeburyness
Nisa Extra (Honeycomb Supermarket), The Broadway, Thorpe Bay
Post Office, George Street, Shoeburyness
Hari Food & Wine, 174 London Road
Toby's Food & Wine, 15 Cluny Square
Bournes Green Post Office, 33 Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Harveys, 175 South Avenue
Herbies (opp park), Lifstan Way
Londis, 749-751 Southchurch Road
Spar, 151 Woodgrange Drive
Clarks, 181 Hamstel Road
Just the Job, 314 London Road
B.Kam, 15 Station Road
Chalkwell Pet Foods, (Home Delivery Service), 495 London Road
Kaydons, 128 Hobleythick Lane
Kynastons, 454 London Road
Buy online at Alina

Page last updated: 25/11/2015