What items go in the green-lidded bin?
Green-lidded bins are for garden and ALL food waste
Please recycle the following in this bin;
- Grass clippings
- Tea bags and coffee grounds
- Fruit and vegetable peelings
- Meat and fish bones
- Out of date food (remove from packaging first)
- Plate scrapings
Additional green bins
We are now offering additional green bins to properties who want more than one green bin for garden waste.
Kitchen caddies and biodegradable liners
Houses in Watford have been delivered a kitchen caddy, roll of compostable liners and an information leaflet. Please use this in your house to store all of your food waste, peelings and scrapings before emptying into the green bin. Extra rolls can be purchased from the Town Hall and Wiggenhall Depot at £2.50 for 52. They are also stocked in most supermarkets, please ensure they are compostable and show the seedling logo (below)
If you live in a flat and want to make use of the food waste collection service please call Veolia Watford on 020 3567 6900 or email email@example.com to register your interest.
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