Garden Waste

Important Notice
Household Waste Recycling Centres re-opened on Tuesday, May 26th. There are significant safety measures in place to help maintain the safety and welfare of staff and visitors to the site. You must book a slot before you visit Briton Ferry and Cymmer recycling centres. More information 

Your garden waste should be presented in reusable sacks. Additional or replacement sacks are available to purchase on-line.

What can be put in the green sacks?

Please include: Please do not include:
Grass cuttings, weeds and leaves Soil, compost, rubble, timber or stones
Flowers - both cut and contents of hanging baskets and potted plants Invasive weeds such as Japanese Knotweed, Himalayan Balsam and Ragwort
Hedge pruning, bark, twigs, sticks and branches (less than 5cm thick) Tree stumps or thick branches
Sawdust and wood chippings Animal bedding

When will they be collected?

Your garden waste will be collected every fortnight on the same day as your refuse collection, and the green sacks returned for you to reuse.

Alternatively, you can also try home composting or take the garden waste to your nearest Household Waste and Recycling Centre.

We recommend marking your bags with your house number or address to prevent them from going missing.