Apply for or renew a garden waste subscription
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.
Before you start
You will need:
- a debit or credit card
- your National Insurance number to get a discount if you receive certain benefits
- to check if you have an existing garden waste subscription on our waste and recycling collection dates page
If you have a garden waste subscription then you will need to renew it using the email address that you set your online account up with.
Read more about the South Gloucestershire Council online account and digital services.Renew your garden waste subscription
If your subscription has expired it will say ‘No subscriptions found’ and you will need to apply rather than renew.Apply for a new garden waste subscription
You can also transfer your subscription (if you are moving within South Gloucestershire), cancel your subscription or cancel auto renew (if you selected that when subscribing). Sign in to your online account.
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.
If you have a garden waste subscription and your green bin is damaged or missing you can order a replacement free of charge.
Help with your subscription
We can help if you have problems setting up an online account, a new subscription or renewing an existing subscription.