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Food and garden waste is collected as part of the standard household waste and recycling collection service.
Brown bin and caddyWhat goes in the brown bin:
Contents are composted.
- food waste cooked and uncooked
- prunings - branches up to 2cm in diameter
- pet straw and sawdust
- grass cuttings
- plants and leaves
What stays out of the brown bin:
- plastic of any kind, including bin liners, plastic bags and cling film
- animal waste
- soil, bricks, rubble and ash
- general household waste (including nappies)
All food waste, cooked and uncooked can go into the brown bin either in a compostable caddy liner, wrapped in newspaper or loose.
Compostable caddy liners are available from our vending machines at the locations listed.
Kidlington Link Point - Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington
Bicester Link Point - 8 Market Square, Bicester
Bodicote House - White Post Road, Bodicote
Also available at the Tourist Information Desk in the Banbury Museum
Please do not put the kitchen caddy out for collection.
To order additional brown bins see 'Ordering additional bins' under 'See also' (left)
To replace a damaged kitchen caddy please call 01295 227003.
If you have a home compost bin, some of your kitchen waste can be home composted instead of going in to brown bin. Look under 'see also' to the left to find out how you can start composting at home.