We have made temporary changes to some waste and recycling services so we can continue to deliver essential waste collections during the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you were paying for your garden waste subscription by direct debit, read the information on our changes to waste and recycling page.

You can subscribe for a fortnightly garden waste collection.

It costs £30 per green bin for a year’s subscription. This is reduced to £15 per green bin if you receive certain benefits (see below).

You will need to create an online account when you apply for or renew your garden waste subscription.

Apply and pay for a garden waste subscription Renew and pay for your garden waste subscription

Before you start you will need:

  • a debit or credit card
  • your National Insurance number to get a discount if you receive certain benefits

If you would like to find out more about the online account, you can read our South Gloucestershire Council online account and digital services page.

Other ways to subscribe

  • over the phone 01454 868000
  • in person at our One Stop Shops

You can pay by credit/debit card or cheque. We do not accept cash payments.

Benefits that give you a discount

If you receive any of the following benefits you are entitled to a 50% discount on each green bin in your subscription. 

  • Income Support
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • Income-based Job Seeker’s Allowance
  • Income-based Employment and Support Allowance 
  • Universal Credit and you are not working

Garden waste collection 

We empty subscribed green bins once a fortnight on the same day as your black bin. Check your collection date. 

If you are unable to put your bins out for collection, due to health or mobility reasons, you can request an assisted collection.

Your green bin must only contain household garden waste. Find out what you can put in your green bin. 

Replacement bin

If you have a garden waste subscription and your green bin is damaged or missing you can order a replacement free of charge.

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