About the garden waste service

Householders wishing to recycle garden waste in an Inverclyde Council brown bin need to buy a seasonal garden waste permit.

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The charge for collecting garden waste from the kerbside in 2021 is £31.00 per bin. A permit is required for each brown bin presented containing garden waste.

Please follow link the on this page to register and pay for your permit.

Fortnightly garden waste collections have commenced.

Please present your brown bin by 7am on your regular recycling collection day.

The final uplifts of garden waste will be during week commencing 8 November or week commencing 15 November, depending on your recycling collection day.

Permits last for all brown bin collections during the garden waste collection season.

The £31.00 charge applies regardless of at what point in the year the permit is purchased.

Bins presented containing garden waste without a valid permit will not be emptied.

For Frequently Asked Questions and Terms and Conditions of The Garden Waste Collection Service see the links under the Documents heading on this page.