County Durham residents can still sign up to have their garden waste collected.
Durham County Council’s garden waste collection service is still available to residents, with collections starting as soon as possible after sign up.
Victoria Burrell, waste strategy team manager, said: “Well over 56,000 residents are already taking advance of our garden waste service and it is not too late for other green fingered residents to apply.”
The following items can go in the garden waste bin for composting:
• Grass cuttings
• Flowers and bedding plants
• Hedge clippings
• Small branches
Residents can sign up for the service for a fee of £35, with collections occurring fortnightly until November.
To sign up to the service or find out if your property is eligible, call 03000 260 000 or visit www.durham.gov.uk/gardenwaste
Those who have already subscribed to the service are reminded to fix their bin sticker to the garden waste bin and put the bin out for collection by 7am on their collection day.