YOUR GARDEN WASTE COLLECTION SERVICE IS CHANGING IN 2018 Do you use your brown bin? Register now for our new Garden Waste Collection Scheme As of 9 April, there will be a charge for the collection of all brown bins in South Ribble. To make sure your brown bins are emptied as normal, you need to subscribe by 2 March. WHAT YOU NEED TO DO: Simply visit: www.southribble.gov.uk/gardenwaste Enter your details Make the annual payment for each bin you’d like collecting A sticker will then be sent to your address Follow the step-by-step guide to adding it to your brown bin – it will help our crews easily identify who has signed up for the new service Put out your bin as normal for collection KEY FACTS The cost is £30 per year per bin. This is £1.36 per collection (based on 22 collections per year as there are no collections during the Christmas period). The scheme will run from April to March each year. You can subscribe at any time during the year, but the charge is fixed at £30. Collections will continue on a fortnightly basis on the same day. If you don’t wish to subscribe, we’d encourage you to compost your garden waste at home or dispose of it for free at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. You can find tips on home composting at: www.southribble.gov.uk/waste You can save money by sharing your brown bin with a neighbour (one resident will have to take responsibility for registration and payment). To download a collection calendar please visit: www.southribble.gov.uk/waste REMEMBER: If you do not subscribe, your brown bin will not be emptied as normal!
WHICH BIN DO I USE? GENERAL WASTE GARDEN WASTE RECYCLABLE WASTE PAPER & CARDBOARD GREEN BOX IN SOME AREAS All items should be placed loose inside the blue bin and green box. Textiles should be presented in a tied bag on recycling week, and placed next to your bin or box. Visit: www.southribble.gov.uk/waste to find out when your bins will be collected and order replacements if your bin or container is damaged, lost or stolen.