Green and Go garden waste service

Our garden waste collection service is by subscription only and costs less than 70p a week! 

  • Save time, money and hassle getting rid of your garden waste
  • Fortnightly collections
  • Low cost annual subscription


Green and Go collection costs
Subscription Annual costs
One subscription for a single bin £30 
Additional bins  £25 per bin per year

Green waste collections have now been suspended until 29 January 2018. Renewals and subscription to the 2017/2018 green waste collection service will be available in the new year.

If you have not already subscribed and would like to for the remaining period from January to March please complete our contact form and a member of the recycling team will contact you.

Please note: 

  • It may take up to 14 days from subscription to you receiving first collection
  • There will be no winter garden waste collections between Monday 4 December 2017 and Friday 26 January 2018
  • If you subscribe now your subscription will only cover you to 31 March 2018 and you will have to renew your subscription to continue after this date
  • There are no discounts/refunds for part-year subscriptions

We collect

  • Grass, tree and hedge cuttings
  • Twigs, bark and leaves
  • Straw and hay
  • Flowers and plants
  • Small branches

We won't collect

  • Food waste
  • Fruit and vegetables, including peelings
  • Soil
  • Any side waste

Collection times

  • No collections will be made between 1 December 2017 and 29 January 2018
  • Bins need to be presented for collection by 7.30am

Moving home

If you move house within Blackpool and your address is eligible to join the scheme you will need to take your bin with you or may be charged for a new bin.

Please let us know as soon as possible of a change to your address.

Alternative options

Home composting

Composting is a great way to get rid of garden waste. Blackpool Council has teamed up with to provide exclusive offers on compost bins.

The Tip

Recycle your garden waste and unwanted household items for free! Visit the tip at Bristol Avenue, Blackpool

Grey bin

Remember, you can put garden waste in your grey bin and we’ll collect it as normal. 

Collection of unwanted bin

If you have a green bin that you no longer require you can take it to the tip on Bristol Avenue.

If you are not able to take it yourself to Bristol Avenue then we are happy to come and collect it. 

Request collection of an unwanted bin