Green bin collection

Green bin collection to be partially reintroduced

A green bin waste collection is being partially re-introduced by South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) after it was suspended at the end of March.

SLDC suspended green waste collections in response to reduced staffing levels due to the Coronavirus outbreak and restrictions to ensure crews could work safely and comply with social distancing guidelines.

The council now believes it has sufficient resource to look at re-introducing a green bin collection on a monthly basis, while still allowing crews to work safely.

Starting week commencing 4 May

  • check your collection calendar and leave your green bin out on your next scheduled collection day
  • collection crews will begin emptying green bins on the round on the scheduled collection day
  • one collection per household each month until further notice

Not emptied

If your bin has not been emptied by the end of the scheduled collection day please take your bin back in and present it again on the next scheduled green bin collection day according to your calendar, when the crews will return to continue the rest of the round.