Garden Sacks 2019

Terms and Conditions

Privacy Statement

The personal information you supply will be used to process your request . In order for SSDC to do this you will be required to supply certain information – without this information we will not be able to process your request. We will share some of your information with the Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) who provide this service on our behalf.

Before progressing please refer to our Privacy Notice which explains in more details how we will use your personal information and how we protect your privacy. It also provides you details of who you can contact if you need to speak to someone about your Privacy.

Subscription Terms

Terms and conditions of this service are:
  1. These are compostable garden sacks, which currently cost £28.36 for 10 sacks.
  2. These sacks can be left out for collection each fortnight on the collection day for garden waste for the property. Customers can leave as many sacks out for collection as needed depending on how much waste they have produced that fortnight.
  3. Garden waste collections are made every fortnight, but suspended for two weeks over Christmas and New Year. Revised collection days following bank holidays for all waste services are posted on and advertised in the local press.
  4. Garden waste sacks must be put out before 7am on the day of collection. Collection times during the day can vary.
  5. All garden waste must be contained within the garden waste sacks purchased for thecollection. Excess waste outside of the sacks will not be taken.
  6. Any leaves, twigs and branches from Ash trees which are suspected of being infected with Charala Fraxinea (Ash Dieback) should not be placed for collection with other garden waste or taken to recycling sites. For advice on their disposal, please go to
  7. In severe weather, garden waste collections may be suspended without notice.
  8. Guidance for all collection services and updates will be posted on and be available by calling customer services.
Delivery of sacks for this service takes approximately 10 working days to complete. Please be aware of this before continuing with this service and payment. (Note Added: 4th September 2014)
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