Garden waste frequently asked questions

In January 2017 the collection of garden waste from households in the Lancaster district became a subscription-only service. You will need to opt in and pay the subscription fee if you want the council to collect your garden waste.

  • This is an opt-in service - you only pay if you wish to use the service.
  • The cost is £30 per bin if you sign up before 31st March 2017. If you sign up after 1st April 2017 the charge is £37.50.
  • You will need to register by 6th January 2017 to ensure that you don't miss any collections.
  • The opportunity to share a bin with a neighbour would halve the costs for you both
  • For full details download our garden waste collection leaflet (PDF, 2.3MB)


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Last updated: 21 March 2017