Using our facility
You can bring your green and garden waste to La Collette household green waste reception.
All your waste must be free from other waste, contamination and pre-sorted. We’ll reject contaminated or mixed loads.
You cannot bring trailers over 2 metres long or commercial vehicles. These must go to the
commercial green waste reception.
Our staff are there to keep you and our sites safe. They cannot help you unload your vehicle. Make sure you load your vehicle in a way that it’s easy for you to unload and bring someone with you if you need help.
Find further details on recycling: green waste.
|Wednesday to Sunday||7.30am to 4.30pm|
|Monday, Tuesday and public holidays||Closed|
Plants and materials we don’t accept
Some plants and materials are not compostable or are unsuitable for our composting process.
Make sure your deliveries do not contain:
- food waste
- treated or processed wood
- wooden posts or fencing
- large stones
- metals or glass
- plastic packaging, including biodegradable packaging
- animal faeces or soiled bedding
- any contaminants
You can dispose of small loads of harmful plants in a separate container at the household green waste reception.
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Genuine Jersey soil improver
We produce 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 waste
- peat free
- environmentally friendly
- pleasant to handle
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 open windrows 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. Our soil improver has been approved for use in organic farming.
Buying Genuine Jersey soil improver
You can buy our Genuine Jersey soil improver directly at the household green waste reception at La Collette. Quantities and availability vary.
|Individual bag||£3.50 (per bag)|
|4 bags||£12 for (4 bags)|
You can also fill your own container (approximately 90 litres) for £3.50, including GST.
If you want to buy large quantities of our soil improver email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0) 1534 448491.
Other products made from green waste collected at La Collette
In addition to the Genuine Jersey soil improver there are four other products made from green waste collected at La Collette. All these composted products are tested as a minimum for:
- potential toxic elements
- physical contaminants
The Soil Improver grade material is additionally tested for weed seed germination and plant phytotoxicity.
All grades of compost products are available for agricultural use. This is administered by the Operations & Transport directorate within IHE and 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
There are 2 types of Soil Blending compost products produced at La Collette. These are 0-40mm 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 Soil Blending product contains either plasterboard or seaweed with green waste.
Agricultural grade composted products
There are 2 types of Agricultural grade products produced at La Collette. These are 0-40 mm products that are composted for a minimum of 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 Agricultural grade product contains either plasterboard or seaweed with green waste.