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Recycling: green waste


Types of green waste you can recycle

Yes please

  • grass cuttings​
  • sticks and branches
  • leaves
  • weeds and dead plants
  • Christmas trees

No thanks

  • food waste​
  • harmful plants (Japanese knotweed, bracken, broad and curly leaf dock, ragwort, rhododendron, hemlock, and yew)
  • treated or processed wood
  • wooden posts or fencing
  • large stones
  • metals, plastics or glass
  • animal faeces or soiled bedding

How you can recycle green waste

  • separate any food waste, soil or rubble from your green waste
  • food waste can be composted at home or disposed of in your general waste
  • harmful plants must be disposed of using a different container at La Collette Green Waste as they must be incinerated

Where you can dispose of green waste

How you can reuse green waste

  • most green waste items can be put into home compost
  • some green waste like grass cuttings can be used as mulch on vegetable beds and borders
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Good to know

  • ​we turn all green waste into Genuine Jersey soil improver
  • you can buy our soil improver from the Household Green Waste Reception
  • you can buy home composting kits from garden centres to use for your food and green waste
  • Jersey Hospice Care can collect real Christmas trees from your home or business and deliver it to us for composting. Christmas tree collections on Jersey Hospice website

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