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Garden Waste Collection Scheme 2017/18

The online payment system for the 2017/18 garden waste collection service is NOW CLOSED.

Updated Frequently Asked Questions for your garden waste collection service 2017 are published in 'Related Documents' at the bottom of this page.

Updates to your garden waste service will be publicised on the Boston Borough Council website, social media and local press.

The service runs from March to November and then resume in February until end of March and bins are collected fortnightly. If you opt out of this scheme, garden waste MUST NOT be placed in the green bin and should be taken down to the Household Waste Recycling Centre (Slippery Gowt Lane), or home composted (compost bins can be purchased at a reduced price by going online at or by calling 0844 5714444).

Articles related to this change in service below:

Put your number on it
Garden waste collection changes
Garden waste collection gets unanimous OK
Garden waste: '£30 is a fair price to pay'
You say garden waste collection worth paying for

What you can put in your brown bin:

Animal/food waste and vegetable peelings cannot be placed in the brown bin.

TOP TIP - To try to prevent grass cuttings from getting stuck at the bottom of the bin you can place a small amount of newspaper in the bottom of your bin as a liner.


Related documents

Size Name
[78kb] Frequently Asked Questions - Garden Waste 2017 Frequently Asked Questions - Garden Waste 2017
[162kb] Garden Waste Service Terms and Conditions 2017-18 Garden Waste Service Terms and Conditions 2017-18

The documents in this section are in Adobe Acrobat format (pdf). You will need Acrobat Reader to view these files which can be downloaded from the Adobe website free of charge.