Renewals due for
garden waste collections
SUBSCRIBERS to Wirral's Garden Waste
Club will this week be receiving invitations to renew their membership of the
scheme. By renewing, residents will continue getting their garden waste
collected from home every 2 weeks, for 12 months from 1 June 2016.
The annual cost to be part of the Garden Waste Club is £35 to those who renew;
or join for the 1st time; using the online payment system. This represents a £5
discount on the £40 subscription fee for those who pay in person, or over the
The fee, which is in line with what other local authorities charge for their
garden waste collections, works out at £1.46 per collection. Residents can put
grass cuttings, hedge trimmings, leaves, weeds and flowers into their brown
recycling bin and it will be collected from outside of their property
In the last 3 years, the Garden Waste Club has collected nearly 33,000 tonnes of
garden waste from Wirral residents.
As well as being an easy way to dispose of
garden waste, the collection service also gives residents peace of mind that
their waste will be handled in an environmentally friendly way. If garden waste
was put into landfill, this would produce methane, which is a powerful
All garden waste collected from members of the
Wirral Garden Waste Club is taken to a centralised site where it is composted.
More information on the Garden Waste Club can be found on the Council's