Sign up for 2021 garden waste collections

Published 11 November 2020

Green-fingered folk across Lichfield District are being reminded that it’s time to re-subscribe to the garden waste service.

Registration is now open for the garden waste service, and Lichfield District Council is urging local residents to sign up again to have their brown bins emptied in 2021.

From grass cuttings and weeds to leaves and dead plants, brown bins are a great way to recycle your garden waste. Composting is also good for the environment and can save time consuming trips to your local household waste recycling centre.

2020’s prices have been held and it will continue to cost £36 per garden waste bin for fortnightly collections next year. This works out at around £1.56 per bin collection. The council makes 23 garden waste collections from the end of January to mid-December.

Councillor Richard Cox, Cabinet Member responsible for Waste, said: “I’d like to thank everyone who signed up to our garden waste service in the last year.

“We’re now reminding all our residents they will need to sign up again if they would like their brown bins emptied in next year. If signing up online, they can also tick a box to receive our brilliant new district e-newsletter, which we’re launching in January.

“Subscribing to the garden waste service costs the same regardless of when you sign up, and your annual subscription will always end in December. This is why it makes sense to register before the first collection, so you can get a full year’s worth of collections.”

Sign up for the 2021 garden waste service at or call the Shared Waste Service on 0345 002 0022.

“We are encouraging anyone who signs up not to cover up their 2020 sticker with their new one, so our crews know to continue to empty your brown bin for the rest of this year,” added Cllr Cox.