Invasive Species

Weeds are accepted in your brown bin but invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed are not permitted by law. 

For Invasive species you must not:

  • Put any part of it in your garden waste bin, black wheelie bin or compost bin
  • Take it to a tip, recycling centre or waste transfer station
  • Dump or fly-tip cuttings

Get information about how to control and dispose of invasive species on the link below:

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/invasive-plants