Chargeable Garden Waste Collection Service

Renew your Garden Waste Service online

Sign up to our Garden Waste Service online

Existing customers


If you have previously paid by card you can renew your service for the next period (1 September to 31 August). For your service to continue without a break in collections please renew by early August.

If you paid by direct debit your service will renew automatically. Your payment will be taken on 1 July.

All Direct Debit customers will receive new stickers by mid-August. Please apply these to the back of your green bin ready for collection.


You are unable to make any changes to your contract during the renewal period.

To make changes use our renewal form to cancel your service, then re-sign up again.

New customers

Sign up to the service

The service period runs from 1 September to 31 August every year. You can sign up at anytime throughout the year, however collections will always end on 31 August. There are no discounts if you sign up part-way through the year and no refunds if you stop using the service.

How does it work?

Follow these steps:

  1. Login or register to your My Watford account
  2. Sign up for the garden waste collection service
  3. After signing up, you will receive a sticker per bin showing you have paid (allow up to two weeks to arrive)
  4. Apply the sticker to the back of your green bin
  5. Put your bin out for collection on your property boundary by 6am on your collection day
  6. Return your bin to your property boundary within 24 hours of collection

Please note: only bins with a valid sticker will be collected.

How much does it cost?


  • £50 a year for first bin
  • £75 a year for each additional bin (up to seven bins in total)

Those receiving council-related benefits

Qualifying schools, places of worship and charity shops

  • £50 a year for each bin (up to seven bins in total)
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