Garden waste collection service in the Harrogate area

This service is delivered differently in each area of the county. This information relates to the former district of Harrogate. Looking for information in another area of the county? You can change the location here.

Find information on the garden waste collection service available for residents in the Harrogate area.

The garden waste service for residents in the Harrogate area runs until the end of November 2023. 

A subscription for the 2023 service costs £43.50. 

You can join the garden waste scheme at any time during the year, but you will still have to pay the full fee. 

You can pay for additional garden waste bins - each bin will need a licence.

We can accept most standard green and garden waste. Find out what types of garden waste we can and cannot collect.

Sign up for or renew garden waste collections

Pay for garden waste collections

Once you have subscribed your licence pack will be sent to you within 14 days. The pack will include the licence tag, a letter confirming your garden waste collection day and the terms and conditions.  

We will provide you with a 240-litre wheelie bin, If you don't already have one, or reusable garden waste sacks if your property has restricted access.  

Garden waste licences

Contact us if you don't receive your licence sticker within 14 days of subscribing.  

On a garden waste wheelie bin you will need to attach your licence (a credit card size plastic tag) to the handle using the tie provided. This shows our collection crew that you have paid for the service. Please do not fix the licence to the lid of the bin. 

On a garden waste sack you will need to ensure you fix the licence to the handle of the sack with the tie provided. 

Garden waste bins or sacks without a licence will not be emptied.  

Contact us if your licence is lost, stolen or damaged and we’ll send you a replacement. 

Garden waste collections

Garden waste bins are collected every two weeks. Put your bin out ready for collection by 7am on your collection day.

Find your garden waste collection day.