Definition of garden waste in English:

garden waste


mass nounBritish
  • Unwanted organic material produced by gardening, such as grass cuttings and hedge clippings.

    ‘garden waste will be collected separately’
    • ‘The free collection service will replace the current system, in which householders have to buy green sacks to get rid of garden waste.’
    • ‘The council has also recently begun a separate garden waste service.’
    • ‘Firefighters want to encourage more people to compost garden waste rather than starting potentially dangerous bonfires.’
    • ‘The community skip is there to take all garden waste.’
    • ‘The District Council is beginning a new garden waste recycling scheme early next year.’
    • ‘The whole village is littered with garden waste.’
    • ‘An extra 10,000 households will also receive wheeled bins for the separate collection of garden waste.’
    • ‘In the past, garden waste was simply put in the same dustcart, which dumped on to landfill.’
    • ‘Among garden waste to compost are grass cuttings, weeds, shredded prunings etc.’
    • ‘Green garden waste is brought by the public to household recycling centres across the county.’
    • ‘The green bins will be used for dry recyclable materials while the brown bins will take organic kitchen and garden waste.’