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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Commercial green waste reception

​​​​​​Using our facility

La Collette commercial green waste reception accepts your:

  • green and garden waste
  • plasterboard
  • pallet boards

All your waste must be free from contamination and pre-sorted. Contaminated or mixed loads will be rejected.

You need to use the La Collette weighbridge to dispose of your waste at the green waste reception. You can either pay by card at the end of your delivery or apply to open a weighbridge monthly tipping account.​

Application to open a ​La Collette Tipping Account

Commercial customer terms and conditions

Opening times

Opening hours
Monday to Friday
7.30am to 4.15pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays


Your plasterboard must be clean of any contaminant or pollutant.

We inspect all deliveries, so you must remove all:

  • foam backing
  • foil
  • tiles
  • other contaminants

If your delivery is rejected, you must take it to your depot for cleaning and sorting or take it to a third party who can do this for you.

Pallet boards

You can recycle your pallet boards either broken, whole or in bulk waste. Other wooden packaging must be taken to the Energy Recovery Facility (ERF).

Plants and materials we don't accept

Some plants and materials are not compostable or unsuitable for our composting process. Make sure your deliveries do not contain:

  • harmful plants
  • food waste
  • treated or processed wood
  • wooden posts or fencing
  • large stones
  • metals, plastics or glass
  • animal faeces or soiled bedding
  • string
  • any contaminants


Material type​​Price per tonn​e, including GST​​
Green waste​£76.64​
Pallet board waste​£65.41
Pallet boards (whole or broken)​£1.64 (each pallet)

Harmful plants

Some plants can be harmful to humans, animals and our composting process. You must keep these plants separate from your garden waste:

  • Japanese knotweed
  • bracken
  • broad and curly leaf dock
  • ragwort
  • rhododendron
  • hemlock
  • yew

You can dispose of small loads of harmful plants in a separate container at the green waste reception. Large loads must be delivered to the Energy Recovery Facility (ERF). Call the ERF Control Room before delivering +44 (0) 1534 448383.

Genuine Jersey soil improver

We produce the Genuine Jersey soil improver from the green waste we receive. Our soil improver was awarded the Best New Product 2005 by the Genuine Jersey Products Association.

The Genuine Jersey soil improver is:

  • a natural product
  • produced from composted garden waste
  • peat free
  • environmentally friendly
  • pleasant to handle

You can buy our soil improver directly on site. Quantities and availability vary.

Quantity Bagged price, including GST (per 1,000 litres)​
Loose price, including GST (per 1,000 litres)
1,000 to 4,999 litres£49.79
5,000 to 9,999 litres£42.01
10,000 litres and more£37.36

You can also fill your own container (approximately 90 litres) for £3.96​​​, including GST.

How the Genuine Jersey soil improver is made

Genuine Jersey soil improver is a compost that contains only green waste collected at La Collette.

This product spends a minimum of 12 weeks in the open windrow where it goes through processes of sanitisation, stabilisation and maturation before being  screened.

The resulting soil improver is a Genuine Jersey product that is available for the public to buy.

This soil improver has been approved as suitable for use in organic farming.

Other products we make from green waste

We make 4 other products from the green waste we collect. All these composted products are tested as a minimum for:

  • pathogens
  • potential toxic elements
  • physical contaminants

The soil improver grade material is also tested for weed seed germination and plant phytotoxicity.

All grades of compost products are available for agricultural use.

This is administered by Operations and Transport. It involves a consultant calculating the target application rate based on nitrogen. A contractor then works with land managers to identify suitable fields and grades, delivers and spreads compost.

Soil blending composted products

We produce 2 types of soil blending compost products.

These are 0 to 40 milimetres products that are composted for a minimum of 6 weeks and go through a screening process prior to dispatch.

One of the soil blending products is made exclusively of green waste. The other has either plasterboard or seaweed with green waste.

Agricultural grade composted products

We produce 2 types of agricultural grade products.

These are 0 to 40 milimetres products that we compost for at least 4 weeks and go through a screening process prior to dispatch.

One of the agricultural grade products is made exclusively of green waste. The other has either plasterboard or seaweed with green waste.

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