If you have a brown (garden waste) bin, it is emptied fortnightly until November.
To download your calendar:
- Use the 'check your bin day' facility in Related Pages
- Find your collection dates in the guide below
- Click in the correct calendar in the Documents section
29 September, 13 October, 27 October, 10 November, 24 November (Mon Week 1 calendar)
30 September, 14 October, 28 October, 11 November, 25 November (Tues Week 1 calendar)
1 October, 15 October, 29 October, 12 November, 26 November (Wed Week 1 calendar)
2 October, 16 October, 30 October, 13 November, 27 November (Thurs Week 1 calendar)
3 October, 17 October, 31 October, 14 November, 28 November (Fri Week 1 calendar)
4 October, 18, October, 1 November,15 November, 29 November (Sat Week 1 calendar)
6 October, 20 October, 3 November, 17 November (Mon Week 2 calendar)
7 October, 21 October, 4 November, 18 November (Tues Week 2 calendar)
8 October, 22 October, 5 November, 19 November (Wed Week 2 calendar)
25 September, 9 October, 23 October, 6 November, 20 November (Thurs Week 2 calendar)
26 September, 10 October, 24 October, 7 November, 21 November (Fri Week 2 calendar)
27 September, 11 October, 25 October, 8 November, 22 November (Sat Week 2 calendar)
What items can I put in my brown garden waste bin?
- Flowers and plants
- Grass cuttings
- Hedge clippings
- Twigs and small branches (not more than 3 cm thick)
- Windfall fruit
Please put these into your bin loose and do not use any plastic bags.
- Plastic of any kind
- Food waste
- Pet bedding, pet waste or cat litter
- Noxious weeds, such as Japanese Knotweed, Himalayan Balsam, Ragwort, Giant Hogweed.
Noxious and invasive weeds cannot be collected or composted by Leeds City Council. If you place a noxious weed in your brown bin, our crew will mark it as contaminated. You will need to remove the contaminant and put your bin out on the next collection day.
For advice on disposing of noxious weeds, please see the link to the Environment Agency in External links.