Paid Barking and Dagenham garden waste service gets green light
PUBLISHED: 13:00 22 March 2017
A garden waste collection has been given the green light after 4,000 residents signed up to the scheme.
The paid-for service will now start next month after the £220,000-a-year free collection was discontinued due to lack of funds.
Cllr Lynda Rice, cabinet member for environment and street scene, said: “I’m really pleased to say the new service will definitely be going ahead.
“People can still sign up for a collection later in the spring and summer and I would also to like remind people that neighbours can get together and share a collection if they want.”
The service costs £80 for a two-year service, though residents can also pay in £40 installments.
To sign up online, go to lbbd.gov.uk/greengardenwaste Alternatively call 0345 520 7007 to subscribe.
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