Bins, Recycling and Waste

Garden Waste Collection

Under these difficult circumstances the City of Lincoln Council would like to wish you well and thank you for your cooperation.

We provide a garden waste collection service and this usually runs from 1st July to 30th June.  However, we are opening early for 2021/2022:

Renewing Customers

  • If you are a renewing Customer, you purchased a Garden Waste sticker in 2020/21, you can subscribe to the garden waste collection service from 19th April 2021
  •  Your Current sticker is valid up until 30th June 2021, your new sticker will arrive by 14th June 2021.

New Customers

  • If you did not buy a garden waste collection service sticker in 2020/21, you will be able to subscribe to the service from 19th April 2021 
  • You can opt in for garden waste collections part way through the year, but there is no reduction to the cost
  • Your subscription to the service will end on 30th June 2022 and not 12 months from the date you bought the sticker
  • We will endeavor to deliver your Garden Waste Sticker within 10 working days.

Garden Waste Collection Prices

Current prices:

  • £39 per year for your first bin
  • £15 per year for additional bins to be collected (up to a maximum of four bins per property)
  • £15 for a new bin to be sent to your property

Start your garden waste payment >


Using your garden waste wheelie bin

Collection details:

  • Bins are emptied on a fortnightly basis (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)
  • This service is provided throughout the year
  • Bins must be presented at the kerbside
  • Bins must be out by 7am on collection day
  • All waste must be contained within the bin with the lid closed

What can be disposed of in your green bin:

  • Grass cuttings
  • Leaves
  • Hedge trimmings
  • Flowers
  • Weeds
  • Natural Christmas Trees