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La Collette household green waste reception

About the facility

You can only recycle household garden waste at La Collette. Commercial garden waste is not accepted.

Green waste is accepted in car loads and in trailers with a body length no longer than 2 metres. Trailers must be off loaded manually.

Soil improver is on sale at this site, loose (fill your own bin) and in 40 litre bags.

Buy recycled

Opening times (closed on public holidays)

​Day​Opening times
​​Monday​​9am to 7pm
​Tuesday, Thursday and Friday​9am to 4pm
​Saturday and Sunday​9am to 5pm
​Christmas Eve​9am to 12.30pm
​Christmas Day​Closed
​Boxing Day​Closed
​New Year's Day​Closed


Drive to La Collette and turn left before the Driver and Vehicles Standards (DVS) office. Continue along this road to reach the household green waste reception.

What you can't recycle

We can't recycle harmful plants or items that are not suitable for composting.

Not suitable for composting

Some materials are not compostable or are unsuitable for our composting process. Make sure that any green waste you bring to La Collette does not contain:

  • metals
  • plastics (including plastic bags)
  • animal faeces
  • soiled animal bedding
  • treated or processed wood
  • wooden posts or fencing
  • rocks and large stones
  • soil
  • glass
  • string
  • concrete

Harmful plants

There are also some plants that may be harmful to humans, animals and the composting process. The following plants should not be thrown away with other green or garden waste:

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

Noxious weeds information leaflet

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