Garden Waste Subscription

About the Garden Waste Subscription Scheme

If you do not already have a green garden waste bin, you cannot subscribe online.

If you do not have a garden waste bin, please email your details to for further information about your property and garden waste.

Important service announcements – March, April and May 2021.

  • The garden waste subscription service runs from 1st August to 31st July every year. If you have already subscribed for 2020/21, your sticker is valid until 31st July 2021 and you should not purchase another one unless you have moved house.
  • If you subscribe now for 2020/21, your subscription will end on 31st July 2021.  If you wish to continue the service from 1st August 2021, you must subscribe again.  There is no option for a discounted service for part of a year.
  • If you do not already have a green bin, you cannot subscribe online, please contact us for information.
  • Our garden waste stickers are printed and sent once a week and it may be up to 10 working days before you receive your new sticker.
  • We will contact all current subscribers when the new stickers for 2021/22 are available for purchase.


There are a number of no cost alternatives for residents that do not wish to subscribe.

You could either:

  • Compost your garden waste at home.
  • Take your garden waste to one of the Household Waste Recycling Centres operated by Lancashire County Council.
  • Put your garden waste in your grey refuse bin.

The annual subscription for 2020/21 is £30 per bin.

If you have already subscribed to the current garden waste collection service, you should re-subscribe from 1 June 2021 in order for your collection to continue after 31 July 2021.

Please note, there are no garden waste collections in December, January and February.

Subscribe to the Garden Waste service

Registration and payment is straight forward and should take only a few minutes and can be done at your convenience 24/7.