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If you wish to receive fortnightly garden waste collections you will need to subscribe to our chargeable service. This change does not affect other waste collection services.
Garden waste subscriptions are valid for a 12 month period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.
The subscription charge is £30.00 per bin and will cover garden waste collections made between 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018. This is equivalent to £1.20 per collection.
You can renew or apply online by completing our garden waste collection (apply or renew) form.
Please note: If you do not already have a brown bin, you will need to request a new bin, which includes a delivery charge of £14.70.
Within 7-10 working days you will receive a unique permit for your bin(s) to confirm you have subscribed.
Your permit should be clearly displayed on the back of your bin so that is it is
visible to our crews on collection day.
You have 14 working days from the date you subscribed to cancel your subscription.
Requests to cancel the service must be made in writing via one of the following ways:
Preston City Council
Please note: cancellations cannot be accepted by phone.
If you choose not to subscribe, then you must either take your garden waste to a Household Waste Recycling Centre or compost it at home. You should not dispose of garden waste in your general refuse bin.
If you no longer require your brown bin you should contact us to arrange for its removal.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.
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